slang
: relevant information : skinny
fiber-optic 411 fed 24/7 in satellite real timeJeff MacGregor

Examples of 411 in a Sentence

received a call from their daughter, who excitedly gave them the 411 on all that had happened to her since arriving on campus a guide that will give you the 411 on what's hot and what's not

Word History

Etymology

from the telephone number 411 used to reach directory assistance

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of 411 was in 1985

Dictionary Entries Near 411

Cite this Entry

“411.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/411. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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