eat humble pie

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Definition of eat humble pie

informal
: to admit that one was wrong or accept that one has been defeated They had to eat humble pie when the rumors they were spreading were proved false.

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“Eat humble pie.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eat%20humble%20pie. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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