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eat one's words

Definition of eat one's words

  1. :  to admit that one was wrong about something <They promised success, but if things don't get better soon, they may have to eat their words.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take in through the mouth as food :  ingest, chew, and swallow in turn

    :  to destroy, consume, or waste by or as if by eating

    :  to bear the expense of :  take a loss on

  1. :  something to eat :  food

wordplay words
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase


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