shoot (one's) cuffs

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shoot (one's) cuffs

To flaunt something. Displaying one's ornate or elaborate cuffs was a common practice among medieval noblemen. I know you're happy about your promotion, but try not to shoot your cuffs, OK?
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shoot your cuffs

pull your shirt cuffs out to project beyond the cuffs of your jacket or coat.
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Cuffs and pockets are areas of maximum contamination; once bacteria have settled there, physicians who put their hands in their pockets or shoot their cuffs are likely to recontaminate their carefully washed hands.