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English definition of “talk through your hat”

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talk through your hat

informal
to talk about something without understanding what you are talking about: Nothing of what he said made sense - he was talking through his hat.
Translations of “talk through your hat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 信口開河,隨口亂說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信口开河,随口乱说…
(Definition of talk through your hat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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