churn out


verb(tr, adverb) informal
  1. to produce (something) at a rapid rate: to churn out ideas

  2. to perform (something) mechanically: to churn out a song

Words Nearby churn out

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use churn out in a sentence

  • You note it is not a shade above the thing which all human beings churn out in their youth.

    Christian Science | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • A wag searched for the Pagliacci record, and set the gramophone to churn out "Vesti la Giubba."

Other Idioms and Phrases with churn out

churn out

Produce in an abundant and automatic manner, as in He churned out a novel every six months. This idiom transfers the turning of milk into butter to other kinds of production. [Early 1900s]

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.