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gift of gab

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noun Informal.
an aptitude for speaking fluently, glibly, or persuasively.
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Origin of gift of gab

First recorded in 1675–85
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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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