Thesaurus

shooting the breeze

phrase
present participle of shoot the breeze

Synonyms of shooting the breeze

to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • The kids were shooting the breeze before the assembly.

Synonyms for shooting the breeze

Words Related to shooting the breeze

Phrases Synonymous with shooting the breeze

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about shooting the breeze

Cite this Entry

“Shooting the breeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shooting%20the%20breeze. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

Comments on shooting the breeze

What made you want to look up shooting the breeze? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!