shoot off one's mouth

shoot off one's mouth
chatter, talk nonsense, speak about trivial matters

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • shoot\ off\ one's\ mouth — • shoot off one s mouth • shoot off one s face v. phr. slang To give opinions without knowing all the facts; talk as if you know everything. Tom has never been to Florida, but he s always shooting his mouth off about how superior Florida is to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shoot off one's mouth or face — idi shoot off one s mouth or face, Slang. a) to talk indiscreetly, make thoughtless remarks, etc b) to exaggerate; brag …   From formal English to slang

  • shoot off one's mouth — or[shoot off one s face] {v. phr.}, {slang} To give opinions without knowing all the facts; talk as if you know everything. * /Tom has never been to Florida, but he s always shooting his mouth off about how superior Florida is to California./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shoot off one's mouth — or[shoot off one s face] {v. phr.}, {slang} To give opinions without knowing all the facts; talk as if you know everything. * /Tom has never been to Florida, but he s always shooting his mouth off about how superior Florida is to California./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shoot off one's mouth — phrasal or shoot off one s face : to talk freely often abusively regardless of the effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot\ off\ one's\ face — • shoot off one s mouth • shoot off one s face v. phr. slang To give opinions without knowing all the facts; talk as if you know everything. Tom has never been to Florida, but he s always shooting his mouth off about how superior Florida is to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shoot off one's face — phrasal see shoot off one s mouth …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot off one's mouth — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. brag, bluster, blabber; see boast 1 , say , yell …   English dictionary for students

  • shoot off — intransitive verb 1. : to participate in a shoot off 2. : to talk too freely or unwisely : shoot off one s mouth shot off in Spain about atomic bombs Drew Pearson * * * shoot off 1. To discharge a gun 2. To begin 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot one's mouth off — ► shoot one s mouth off informal talk boastfully or indiscreetly. Main Entry: ↑shoot …   English terms dictionary

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