Parting Shot Meaning
(idiomatic) An insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.
Example: 2007, Greg Stolz, â€œPower's parting shot at enemies,â€ Courier-Mail (Australia), 18 Sep.:
Gold Coast Deputy Mayor David Power took a parting shot at the Crime and Misconduct Commission and his council enemies as he announced his bombshell resignation today.
22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club Cabin Boy
When news arrives that the school must graduate Nathanial to official â€œFancy Ladâ€ status early and put him on the Queen Catherine first class to run the Mayweather in Hawaii, the headmaster dutifully complies, but Nathanial gets in a few parting shots on his way out the door.