squeeze off

squeeze off


Definition of SQUEEZE OFF

transitive verb
:  to fire (a round) by squeezing the trigger
intransitive verb
:  to fire a weapon by squeezing the trigger

Examples of SQUEEZE OFF

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

First Known Use of SQUEEZE OFF

circa 1949


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