- To act or speak on a matter without forethought.
- To speak indiscreetly.
- To brag; boast.
- To do all within one's power; exhaust all of one's resources or capabilities.
- To ejaculate.
- To do or say something that inadvertently undermines one's interests.
Other Word Forms of Shoot
Origin of Shoot
From Middle English shoten, from Old English scÄ“otan, from Proto-Germanic *skeutanÄ…, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keud-. Cognate with West Frisian sjitte, Low German scheten, Dutch schieten, German schießen, Danish skyde, Swedish skjuta; and also, through Indo-European, with Russian кидать (kidát'), Albanian hedh (“to throw, toss") and Lithuanian skudrùs.
Middle English shoten from Old English scēotan skeud- in Indo-European roots Interj., alteration of shit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
minced oath for shit
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