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  • as inassert
  • as inbluster
  • as inspout

synonyms for shoot off one's mouth

  • affirm
  • allege
  • argue
  • cite
  • claim
  • contend
  • defend
  • proclaim
  • profess
  • say
  • stress
  • uphold
  • advance
  • asseverate
  • attest
  • aver
  • avouch
  • avow
  • justify
  • predicate
  • press
  • pronounce
  • protest
  • state
  • swear
  • warrant
  • put forward
  • stand up for

antonyms for shoot off one's mouth

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  • deny
  • disavow
  • disclaim
  • negate
  • question
  • refute
  • repudiate
  • be quiet
  • deprecate
  • be quiet
  • deprecate
  • drain
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How to use shoot off one's mouth in a sentence

Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
But such a thing had, nevertheless, come quite glibly out of her mouth, and she knew not why.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I was right, so it seems, about getting ashore before the enemy could see to shoot out to sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Here the speaker, putting her hand before her mouth, coughed again, and looked affectionately at the elder Mr. Weller.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
When she did this, and drooped the corners of her mouth, she was very engaging, and the young man tingled all over with pity.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOOT OFF ONE'S MOUTH

  • advancing
  • affirming
  • alleging
  • arguing
  • attesting
  • averring
  • avouching
  • avowing
  • butt in
  • citing
  • claiming
  • contending
  • defending
  • horning in
  • justifying
  • mouth off
  • popping off
  • predicating
  • pressing
  • proclaiming
  • professing
  • pronouncing
  • protesting
  • putting forward
  • saying
  • shooting off one's mouth
  • shooting one's wad
  • standing up for
  • stating
  • stressing
  • swearing
  • upholding
  • vindicating
  • warranting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.