squeeze off

verb
|Updated on: 24 Jun 2018

Definition of squeeze off

: to fire (a round) by squeezing the trigger
: 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

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First Known Use of squeeze off

circa 1949

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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