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reel off

Definition of the verb reel off

What does reel off mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. unwind from or as if from a reel
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of reel off: unreel
    • more generic word: reel = wind onto or off a reel
  2. recite volubly or extravagantly

Alternative definition of the verb reel off

verb

  1. [transitive, idiomatic] To list effortlessly and quickly.
  2. [transitive, idiomatic] To produce (e.g. a performance), in an effortless manner.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1860)

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the threads consequently come off the hanks in short lengths, and much trouble and loss of time is experienced in searching for the other end ; and sometimes the reelers, either from inattention or design, reel off the whole of the thread of the ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2007)

by Christopher G. Morris

o to reel off ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

To reel off, to give out or produce with ease and fluency, or in a rapid and continuous manner. [Colloq.] Mr. Wark and Mr. Paulhamus [telegraphers], who sent in the order named, reeled off exactly the same number of words. Electric Rev. (Amer ...

Google previewDictionary acoustics (1992)

by Heinz Weissing

ect Abwickelgeschwindigkeit f teke-oft speed ebwickeln to reel off to unwind, to wind olt, to unspool Abwickelspule / teke-olt reel (spooll, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1897)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

TO reel Off, to give out or produce with ease and fluency, or in a rapid and continuous manner. [Colloq. ] Mr. Wark and Mr. Paulhamus ftelegraphersl, who sent In the order named, reeled off exactly the same number of words. Electric Rev.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

To reel off, to give out or produce with ease and fluency, or in a rapid and continuous manner. [Colloq.] Mr. Wark and Mr. Paulharaus [telegraphers], who sent in the order named, reeled off exactly the same number of words. Electric Rev. (Amer ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

reel off the reel 0 without stopping, in an uninterrupted course ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

To reel off (or out), to speak or produce easily. of the reel, in succession, right off. Reeler. A policeman, peeler (q.v.). Reel-pot. A drunkard: see Lushington. Reeling , drunk : see Screwed. Reformado. A disbanded soldier, a degraded officer.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

the threads consequently come off the hanks in short lengths, and much trouble and loss of time is experienced in searching for the other end ; and sometimes the reelers, either from inattention or design, reel off the whole of the thread of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

To reel off, to give out or produce with ease and fluency, or in a rapid and continuous manner. [Colloq.] Mr. Wark and Mr. Paulhamus [tel phers], who sent in the order named, reeled off exactly the same number of words. Electric Rev. ( Amer.) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

To reel off, to give out or produce with ease and fluency, or in a rapid and continuous manner. [Colloq.] Mr. Wark and Mr. Paulhamus [telegraphers], who sent in the order named, reeled off exactly the same number of words. Electric Rev. (Amer ...

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