Gift of the gab
Gift of the gab : Phrases
The skills to talk a lot.
Anne was born with the gift of the gab.
The primitive Celtic word for mouth was Gab, but the expression is more likely based on the Middle English Gabbe meaning idle talk. Gab however remains in modern use as the basis of Goblet and the slang Gob for mouth. Gab, for mouth, was known in 1811.
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