let on


Definition of let on 

intransitive verb

1 : to make acknowledgment : admit knows more than he lets on

2 : to reveal a secret nobody let on about the surprise party

3 : pretend let on to being a stranger

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Examples of let on in a Sentence

she's not half as innocent as she likes to let on

First Known Use of let on

1725, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of let on was in 1725

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