talk, etc. nineteen to the dozen

talk nineteen to the dozen

To speak very rapidly, hurriedly, and/or energetically. My aunt can get talking nineteen to the dozen if you get her on a topic she's passionate about. My professor always talks nineteen to the dozen, so it can be hard keeping up with what he's saying.
See also: dozen, nineteen, talk, to
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talk, etc. nineteen to the ˈdozen

(British English, informal) talk a lot and very fast, usually in an informal conversation: An hour later they were still sitting there talking nineteen to the dozen.
See also: dozen, nineteen, to
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