Meaning of “eat humble pie” in the English Dictionary


"eat humble pie" in English

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eat humble pie

US also eat crow informal

to admit that you were wrong:

After boasting that his company could outperform the industry's best, he's been forced to eat humble pie.

(Definition of “eat humble pie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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