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Definition 1: divulge confidential information or secrets - [verb of communication]

Samples where let the cat out of the bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Be careful--his secretary talks

Synonyms for let the cat out of the bag in the sense of this definition

(let the cat out of the bag is a kind of ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold" "The actress won't reveal how old she is" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her" "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

(let the cat out of the bag has a similar meaning as ...) reveal information

"If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!" "The former employee spilled all the details"

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