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gift of gab

or gift of the gab

noun, Informal.
an aptitude for speaking fluently, glibly, or persuasively.
Origin of gift of gab
First recorded in 1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Slang definitions & phrases for gift of gab

gift of gab

noun phrase

The ability to talk interestingly, colorfully, and/or persuasively (1650+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with gift of gab

gift of gab

Talent for verbal fluency, especially the ability to talk persuasively. For example, His gift of gab made him a wonderful salesman. [ Late 1700s ]
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