shoot one's wad
Sl. to spend all or nearly all one's cash on hand. I shot my wad on junk food. I can't afford a cab. I shot my wad at the restaurant.
shoot your wad
1. (American informal) to spend or use everything that you have He's going to shoot his wad on his night out - whatever it costs for a good time.
2. (American informal) to say everything that you want to say about a particular subject Our opponents shot their wad at the meeting and left everyone in no doubt that they would oppose our plans.
3. (British, American & Australian taboo) if a man shoots his wad, semen (= thick liquid containing a man's seed) comes out of his penis He shot his wad as soon as she took her blouse off.See fire blanks
shoot (one's) wad
a. To spend all of one's cash.
b. To use up all of one's energy or resources.
2. Vulgar Slang To ejaculate.