shoot a line

Definitions of shoot a line
  1. verb
    show off
    synonyms: blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, swash, tout, vaunt
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    types:
    puff
    speak in a blustering or scornful manner
    crow, gloat, triumph
    dwell on with satisfaction
    congratulate, preen
    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
    type of:
    amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate
    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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