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to eat humble pie


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. See under Humble.
  • adj. to endure mortification; to submit or apologize abjectly; to yield passively to insult or humilitation; -- a phrase derived from a pie made of the entrails or humbles of a deer, which was formerly served to servants and retainers at a hunting feast. See Humbles.


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