reel off

verb

Definition of reel off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to tell or recite readily and usually at length reel off a few jokes to break the ice

  3. 2 :  to chalk up usually as a series

Examples of reel off in a Sentence

  1. he's able to reel off the names of all the U.S. presidents, in historical order and without pausing

  2. her friend proceeded to reel off the roster of losers that she had dated over the years

First Known Use of reel off

1837



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