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have swallowed a dictionary
To use an extensive vocabulary, especially by incorporating uncommon words into one's speech. That guy sounds like he's swallowed a dictionary—none of the kids can follow what he's saying.
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have swallowed a dictionaryuse long and obscure words when speaking. informal
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