fess up

phrasal verb
fessed up; fessing up; fesses up

Definition of fess up

chiefly US, informal
: to admit that one has done something wrong : confess At first he denied everything, but eventually he fessed up. He finally fessed up about his involvement.

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“Fess up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fess%20up. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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