talk nineteen to the dozen

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Definition of talk nineteen to the dozen

British, informal
: to speak rapidly and without stopping He showed us around the house while talking nineteen to the dozen.

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“Talk nineteen to the dozen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20nineteen%20to%20the%20dozen. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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