reel off


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

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2 to specify one after another
  • her friend proceeded to reel off the roster of losers that she had dated over the years

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  • generalize
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The first known use of reel off was in 1837

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“Reel off.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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