shoot the breeze shoot the breeze

Definition(s):

  • (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information

Usage(s):

  1. He's a person who likes to shoot the breeze.
  2. He eats steak, has an occasional beer and likes to shoot the breeze with the security guards and maintenance personnel.
  3. Even a holy man likes to shoot the breeze, and the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, chatted amiably with an American businessman on board a Pan Am flight to Japan.

News

  • COMMUNITY VOICES: Definition of elder care includes 'enjoyment'

    It all started because he was hungry. One day I called my grandpa to shoot the breeze when he informed me he’d just had an accident. He had gone out to get a pizza and tripped on the curb, where he hi
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Savage Pacer

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