crank out

cranked out; cranking out; cranks out

Definition of crank out

transitive verb

: to produce especially in a mechanical manner crank out a manuscript

First Known Use of crank out

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Crank out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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