the gift of the gab


the gift of the gab
the ability to speak with eloquence and fluency.
gab

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • (the) gift of the gab — the gift of the gab informal phrase the ability to talk a lot without feeling shy, especially when this means you can get out of difficult situations He had the gift of the gab and could be very charming. Thesaurus: talking… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the gift of the gab — (the gift of gab) the ability to talk, a way with words    Bev can speak to the parents. She has the gift of the gab …   English idioms

  • the gift of the gab — ► the gift of the gab the ability to speak with eloquence and fluency. Main Entry: ↑gab …   English terms dictionary

  • the gift of the gab — ELOQUENCE, fluency, expressiveness, a silver tongue; persuasiveness; informal a way with words, blarney. → gab * * * the gift of the gab A talent (or propensity) for talking • • • Main Entry: ↑gab …   Useful english dictionary

  • the gift of the gab — informal the ability to talk a lot without feeling shy, especially when this means you can get out of difficult situations He had the gift of the gab and could be very charming …   English dictionary

  • (the) gift of the gab — British, American & Australian, American an ability to speak easily and confidently and to persuade people to do what you want. An Irishman, he had the gift of the gab. You might hate what he said but you had to listen …   New idioms dictionary

  • gift\ of\ the\ gab — • gift of gab • gift of the gab n. phr. informal Skill in talking; ability to make interesting talk that makes people believe you. Many men get elected because of their gift of gab. Mr. Taylor s gift of gab helped him get a good job …   Словарь американских идиом

  • gift of the gab — If someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • gift of the gab — (gift of gab) See the gift of the gab …   English idioms

  • gift of the gab — see gift of gab * * * gift of gab or gift of the gab, fluency of speech; glibness: »It may be that [the author s] gift of gab has cut sharply into his literary output (Newsweek) …   Useful english dictionary