blue streak


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blue streak

n. Informal
1. Something moving very fast.
2. A rapid and seemingly interminable stream of words: curse a blue streak.

[Probably in allusion to a bolt of lightning.]

blue′ streak′


n.
something that moves along very quickly.
Idioms:
talk a blue streak, to talk rapidly and continuously.
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