shoot one's cuffs
phrasal to tug one's shirt cuffs below those of one's coat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shoot one's cuffs — ► shoot one s cuffs pull one s shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of one s jacket or coat. Main Entry: ↑shoot …   English terms dictionary

  • shoot one's cuffs — phrasal also shoot one s linen : to pull one s shirt cuffs below those of one s coat especially as a gesture of self importance or uneasiness * * * pull one s shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of one s jacket or coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot one's cuffs — pull one s shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of one s jacket or coat. → shoot …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoot one's linen — phrasal see shoot one s cuffs …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot — ► VERB (past and past part. shot) 1) kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow. 2) cause (a gun) to fire. 3) move suddenly and rapidly. 4) direct (a glance, question, or remark) at someone. 5) film or photograph (a scene, film,… …   English terms dictionary

  • shoot — verb (past and past participle shot) 1》 kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow.     ↘cause (a gun) to fire.     ↘hunt game with a gun.     ↘(shoot someone/thing down) bring down an aircraft or person by shooting. 2》 move… …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoot — shoot1 /shooht/, v., shot, shooting, n. v.t. 1. to hit, wound, damage, kill, or destroy with a missile discharged from a weapon. 2. to execute or put to death with a bullet: to be shot at sunrise. 3. to send forth or discharge (a missile) from a… …   Universalium

  • shoot — [[t]ʃut[/t]] v. shot, shoot•ing, n. 1) to hit, wound, damage, kill, or destroy with a missile discharged from a weapon 2) to send forth or discharge (a missile) from a weapon 3) to discharge (a weapon) 4) to send forth (questions, ideas, etc.)… …   From formal English to slang

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