verb (tr, adverb) informal
to produce (something) at a rapid rateto churn out ideas
to perform (something) mechanicallyto churn out a song
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Idioms and Phrases with 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]
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