talk nineteen to the dozen
Definition of talk nineteen to the dozen
: to speak rapidly and without stopping He showed us around the house while talking nineteen to the dozen.
Word by Word Definitions
: to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words
: to convey information or communicate in any way (as with signs or sounds)
: to use speech : speak
: the act or an instance of talking : speech
: a way of speaking : language
: pointless or fruitless discussion : verbiage
: a group of 12
: an indefinitely large number
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