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English verb: let the cat out of the bag

1. let the cat out of the bag (communication) divulge confidential information or secrets


SamplesBe careful--his secretary talks.


Synonymsbabble, babble out, blab, blab out, peach, sing, spill the beans, talk, tattle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap


Verb groupspill, talk


Antonymskeep one's mouth shut, keep quiet, shut one's mouth









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