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spill the beans

Definition of spill the beans

informal

  1. :  to reveal secret information <I tried to get him to tell me what he knew, but he refused to spill the beans.>



Word by Word Definitions

spillplay
  1. :  kill, destroy

    :  to cause (blood) to be lost by wounding

    :  to cause or allow especially accidentally or unintentionally to fall, flow, or run out so as to be lost or wasted

  1. :  the act or an instance of spilling

    :  a fall from a horse or vehicle or an erect position

    :  something spilled

  1. :  a wooden splinter

    :  a small roll or twist of paper or slip of wood for lighting a fire

beanplay beans
  1. :  broad bean

    :  the seed of any of various erect or climbing plants (as of the genera Phaseolus and Vigna) of the legume family other than the broad bean

    :  a plant bearing beans

  1. :  to strike (a person) on the head with an object


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