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shoot someone a line

Slang definitions & phrases for shoot someone a line

shoot someone a line

verb phrase

To boast; speak pretentiously; put on an act: Don't trust that guy; he's always shooting you a line (1938+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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