shoot one's mouth off

shoot one's mouth off
verb
speak spontaneously and without restraint
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She always shoots her mouth off and says things she later regrets

Syn: ↑lip off
Hypernyms: ↑talk, ↑speak, ↑utter, ↑mouth, ↑verbalize, ↑verbalise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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shoot one's mouth off (slang)
To talk freely, inaccurately, tactlessly, etc
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Main Entry:mouth
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shoot one's mouth off see under ↑mouth
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Main Entry:shoot

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informal talk boastfully or indiscreetly

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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