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English definition of “a little bird told me”

a little bird told me

said if you know who gave you the information being discussed but do not want to say who it was: "How did you know he was leaving?" "Oh, let's just say a little bird told me."Gossip and rumour
(Definition of a little bird told me from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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