Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shoot_a_line

1 sense of shoot a line

Sense 1
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

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