churn out


churned out; churning out; churns out

transitive verb

: to produce mechanically or copiously : grind out
the usual pap which has been churned out about this superstarW. S. Murphy

Examples of churn out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Orioles, meanwhile, churned out three relievers averaged 95.1 m.p.h. Julian McWilliams,, 11 Sep. 2023 The chain was a pioneer in fast-casual coffee, churning out seasonal favorites like holiday cups and the famed Pumpkin Spice Latte with no-nonsense speed. USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2023 The new facility will be able to hold six or more bakery production lines that can churn out roughly 12,000 pretzels per hour, according to Schroeder. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 9 Sep. 2023 And Moscow’s need to supply its own war effort has raised questions about whether Russian factories can churn out enough to meet foreign arms orders, too. Hannah Beech, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2023 Many more people will be interested in what Do is churning out than, say, the inflatable tentacles of Bad Binch TongTong. Rachel Tashjian, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2023 Artisan Naan Bakery in St. Cloud churns out fresh Kernza naan, a flatbread, sold by some Twin Cities stores. Jennifer Bjorhus, Chicago Tribune, 5 Sep. 2023 Historically, studios employed writers’ rooms, which were staffed with more than a dozen scribes, to quickly churn out enough TV episodes to fill a network season. Meg James and Wendy Lee, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Sep. 2023 That’s not to say that there aren’t other pleasures to be had in Mann’s handsome biopic, which opens in 1957 as Enzo’s sports car company is on the brink of collapse, hemorrhaging cash and churning out a measly 98 vehicles a year. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of churn out was in 1876

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“Churn out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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