spill the beans

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

spill the beans (third-person singular simple present spills the beans, present participle spilling the beans, simple past and past participle spilled the beans)

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) To reveal a secret; to disclose.
    They had planned it as a surprise party, but somebody spilled the beans.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]