list off(redirected from lists them off)
To enumerate the people or things on a list. A noun or pronoun can be used between "list" and "off." Once she began listing off all the things we needed to do for the wedding, it started to dawn on me how much work it was going to be. The local radio began listing names off of people who died in the attack.
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list someone or something off
to recite a list of people or things, one by one. She listed everyone off in order without having to look at her notes. She listed off the names of the people who are always late. Dale listed each one off.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.