Definition of gift of gab in English:

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gift of gab

(chiefly British also gift of the gab)


The ability to speak with eloquence and fluency.
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.
eloquence, fluency, expressiveness, a silver tongue;
informal a way with words, blarney

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Syllabification: gift of gab

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