HyperDic: spill_the_beans

English > 1 sense of the expression spill the beans:
VERBcommunicationspill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outdivulge confidential information or secrets
English > spill the beans: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningdivulge confidential information or secrets.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymslet the cat out of the bag, 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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