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Verb: let the cat out of the bag
  1. Divulge confidential information or secrets
    "Be careful--his secretary lets the cat out of the bag";
    - spill the beans, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out

Derived forms: let the cat out of the bag, letting the cat out of the bag, lets the cat out of the bag

Type of: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, lay bare, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

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