411

noun \ ˈfȯr-ˈwən-ˈwən \

Definition of 411

slang
: relevant information : skinny
  • fiber-optic 411 fed 24/7 in satellite real time
  • —Jeff MacGregor

Examples of 411 in a Sentence

  1. received a call from their daughter, who excitedly gave them the 411 on all that had happened to her since arriving on campus

  2. a guide that will give you the 411 on what's hot and what's not

Origin and Etymology of 411

from the telephone number 411 used to reach directory assistance


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