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Verb: shoot the breeze
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Talk socially without exchanging too much information
    "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze";
    - chew the fat, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver [UK, dialect], visit, gas, gab

Derived forms: shooting the breeze, shoots the breeze, shot the breeze

Type of: converse, discourse

Encyclopedia: Shoot the breeze