Definition of Shoot the breeze

1. Verb. Talk socially without exchanging too much information. "Sam cannot shoot the breeze Sue "; "The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"




Definition of Shoot the breeze

1. Verb. (idiomatic) ''(US)'' to chat idly or generally waste time talking ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoot The Breeze

shoot down
shoot first and ask questions later
shoot for
shoot for the stars
shoot from the hip
shoot me
shoot off
shoot off at the mouth
shoot one's bolt
shoot one's mouth off
shoot oneself in the foot
shoot out
shoot the boots
shoot the breeze (current term)
shoot the bull
shoot the messenger
shoot the moon
shoot through
shoot through like a Bondi tram
shoot up
shootable
shootaround
shootarounds
shootdown
shootdowns
shooted
shooter

Literary usage of Shoot the breeze

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1. Decisive Battles of the World by Edward Shepherd Creasy, John Gilmer Speed (1899)
"His face was turned towards England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

2. Decisive Battles of the World by Edward Shepherd Creasy (1899)
"His face was turned towards England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

3. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by Edward Shepherd Creasy (1863)
"His face was turned toward England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

4. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Matathon to Waterloo by Edward Shepherd Creasy (1851)
"His face was turned toward England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

5. The fifteen decisive battles of the world, from Marathon to Waterloo by Edward Shepherd Creasy (1851)
"His face was turned towards England, and thither, he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

6. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"His face was turned towards England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

7. The Great Battles of All Nations from Marathon to Santiago, 490 B. C.--A.D. 1898 by Archibald Wilberforce (1899)
"His face was turned toward England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

8. The Great Battles of All Nations from Marathon to the Surrender of Cronje in by Archibald Wilberforce (1899)
"His face was turned toward England, and thither he looked, as though he was about to shoot. The breeze became soft and sweet, and the sea was smooth for ..."

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