yack (one's) head off

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yack (one's) head off

1. To talk ceaselessly or at great length. He yacked his head off for nearly two hours before he finally brought the meeting to a close. Sorry, I've been yacking my head off about my research. I hope I'm not boring you!
2. To bore or exhaust one with ceaseless chatter. I love my Aunt Lily, but she yacks my head off whenever I go to visit her. I hope my uncle Mike didn't yack your head off at dinner.
See also: head, off, yack
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yack one's head off

Fig. to talk a great deal. Jane yacked her head off and ended up with a sore throat. Don't yack your head off!
See also: head, off, yack
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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