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the gift of the gab

(North American gift of gab)

Definition of the gift of the gab in English:

The ability to speak with eloquence and fluency: my friend had the gift of the gab and gradually defused the situation
More example sentences
  • Nicole has the gift of the gab and the ability to fire out a quick response without thinking too much about it.
  • I note some tut-tutting over the methods employed by frontline reporters armed with only the gift of the gab, trying to convince Brown to speak to them.
  • The medallion imparts the gift of gab and is powered by solar energy.
Synonyms
eloquence, fluency, clarity of speech, expressiveness, articulateness, articulacy, good command of the language;
informal a way with words, blarney
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