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wax lyrical

Definition of wax lyrical in English:

Talk in a highly enthusiastic and effusive way: he waxed lyrical about his splendid son-in-law
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  • It is approaching midnight in a cafe on the outskirts of Moscow and a group of enthusiasts are waxing lyrical on the subject of their favourite car, the Lada.
  • In these pages last week, our art critic Iain Gale waxed lyrical - and certainly much more lyrically than I can ever wax - about the richness of the Demarco collection.
  • I mean, is it strictly necessary to emerge from the shower, grab a towel and commence a sawing action under your crotch while simultaneously waxing lyrical about Fairtrade bananas?
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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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