HyperDic: let_the_cat_out_of_the_bag

English > 1 sense of the expression let the cat out of the bag:
VERBcommunicationlet the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outdivulge confidential information or secrets
English > let the cat out of the bag: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningdivulge confidential information or secrets.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsspill the beans, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out
Broaderunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Oppositekeep quiet, shut one's mouth, keep one's mouth shutRefrain from divulging sensitive information
Similar tospill, talkreveal information
Spanishcantar, cotillear, delatar, mascullar
Catalancantar, divulgar, murmurar, parlar, parlotejar, revelar, xerrar

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