One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Talk incessantly.‘he could talk the hind leg off a donkey without ever letting you know what was in his mind’
chat, talk idly, chatter, prattle, prate, go on, run on, rattle away, rattle on, gossip, tittle-tattle, tattle, ramble, gabble, jabber, babble, blather, blether, blither, twitter, maunder, drivel, patter, yap, jibber-jabber, cackleView synonyms
- ‘I know that if I close my eyes, I can see Gail as she once was, happy and innocent and ready to talk the hind leg off a donkey.’
- ‘My grandmother always did say I could talk the hind leg off a donkey!’
- ‘I am a person who can talk the hind leg off a donkey but I can see that this well earned title may go to someone else if I don't buck my ideas up.’
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