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Idioms and Phrases

Speak one's thoughts audibly, as in We need flour, sugar, butter—I'm just thinking aloud . [Early 1700s]

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Example Sentences

He immediately stops, remains quite absorbed for a moment, and then begins to think aloud, speaking as tho he were an opponent.

Shakespeare simply makes a man think aloud, while Browning almost makes consciousness dual.

If we could all be compelled by some mysterious power to think aloud on Sunday, what a veritable holy day we would make of it!

Probably Goldsmith did say unconsidered things; he liked to think aloud in company, to "rattle on" for diversion.

Imprudent Flora—to think aloud before such a woman as Mrs. Ready.

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