run off at the mouth


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run off at the mouth

Sl. to talk too much. I wish you would stop running off at the mouth. Tom runs off at the mouth too much. I wish he would temper his remarks.
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run off at the mouth

  (American informal)
to talk a lot without saying anything important He's just another one of these politicians who run off at the mouth.
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run off at the mouth

Talk incessantly, babble, as in Wilbur is always running off at the mouth about his investments. This idiom transfers a flow of water to an unending flow of words. [Slang; c. 1900]
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run off at the mouth

in. to talk too much; to have diarrhea of the mouth. Tom runs off at the mouth too much. I wish he would temper his remarks.
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