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synonyms for shoot the breeze

  • BS
  • chatter
  • chew the fat
  • gab
  • palaver
  • prate
  • prattle
  • run off at the mouth
  • schmooze
  • shoot the bull
  • yack
  • yap
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How to use shoot the breeze in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I was right, so it seems, about getting ashore before the enemy could see to shoot out to sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It was all breeze and freshness, and the sunlight struck picturesquely aslant the hill-sides.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
"But I don't see what you can shoot with it," said Davy, feeling that he was somehow getting the worst of the argument.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOOT THE BREEZE

  • babble
  • betray
  • blather
  • blurt out
  • chatter
  • disclose
  • divulge
  • gab
  • gabble
  • give away
  • go on
  • jabber
  • let out
  • let slip
  • mouth
  • peach
  • prattle
  • reveal
  • run off at the mouth
  • run on
  • shoot the breeze
  • spill
  • spill the beans
  • squeal
  • talk through one's hat
  • tattle
  • tell
  • tell on
  • yak
  • yakkety-yak
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