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To chat idly about things that neither person involved in the conversation will be likely to remember.
John: "We decided to shoot the shit for a while."

Jeff: "Oh yeah? What'd you talk about?"

John: "I don't remember."
by Blasphemous January 25, 2003
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To pass leisure time idly conversing.

Etymology: Possibly originates from WWI when soldiers in trenches would use bucket latrines and then shoot at them for target practice during downtime.
Wife: What do you guys do when you're fishing all day?

Guy: You know... Stuff.

Wife: No I don't know, that's why I asked.

Guy: Just shoot the shit, nothing important.
by Sick Ducker (I shoot ducks) December 03, 2009
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To just hang out and bull shit about random stuff.
Paul:Hey man you wanna go to the mall
Mike:Nah man, let's just go skate and shoot the shit.
by Jew March 29, 2004
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- Phrase. To engage in a useless activity, usually conversation without any emotional or instructorial value.
Philosophers can shoot the shit better than anybody.
by Hobgoblin88 April 18, 2009
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To talk idley about nothing in particular
"Come on over and shoot the shit"
by Missy August 17, 2004
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Gossip; conversing with a group of friends or individuals
I'm just meeting up to go shoot the shit with some friends from class.
by Tay tay is bae February 01, 2017
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Discussions centered around useless shit, especially when the agenda is to do nothing, or keep yourself from doing something you should be doing.

shortened: "Shoot it."
"What are you guys up to?" "Shooting the shit."

"Hey are you interested in a little shit shooting?"

"Let's shoot it."
by Dylan Sauer April 07, 2005
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