fess up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fess up" in British English

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fess up

informal
phrasal verb with fess uk   us   /fes/ verb
to ​admit that you have done something that someone ​else will not like: Fess up - it was you who ​ate that last ​piece of ​cake, wasn't it?
(Definition of fess up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fess up

infml
phrasal verb with fess  /fes/ verb
to ​tell the ​truth or say that you are ​responsible; confess : How can we ​force the ​president to fess up and ​acceptresponsibility for his ​behavior?
(Definition of fess up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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