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Verb: shoot a line
Usage: informal
  1. Show off, esp. with exaggeration
    - boast, tout, swash [archaic], brag, gas [informal], blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ, informal]

Derived forms: shoots a line, shot a line, shooting a line

Type of: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate