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let on

verb

Definition of let on

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make acknowledgment :  admit <knows more than he lets on>

  3. 2 :  to reveal a secret <nobody let on about the surprise party>

  4. 3 :  pretend <let on to being a stranger>



Examples of let on in a sentence

  1. <she's not half as innocent as she likes to let on>



1725

First Known Use of let on

1725



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