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blue streak

noun
1.
something moving very fast:
They traveled like a blue streak through Italy.
2.
continuous, rapid, or interminable speech:
to talk a blue streak.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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Examples for blue streak
  • Joss was talking a blue streak to the receptionist, who was listening amiably.
  • There is a bright blue streak across the tops of the trees at times.
  • My foreman was a rough talking boss, he would talk a blue streak of cuss words.

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