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squeeze off

verb

Definition of squeeze off

  • transitive verb
    1. :  to fire (a round) by squeezing the trigger

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  to fire a weapon by squeezing the trigger



    Examples of squeeze off in a sentence

    1. <the hunter waited for the deer to start feeding, then squeezed off several rounds>



    Circa 1949

    First Known Use of squeeze off

    circa 1949


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