"humble pie" Definition

  1. to “eat HUMBLE PIE,” to knock under, to be submissive. The UMBLES, or entrails, and other unprime parts of a deer, were anciently made into a dish for servants, while their masters feasted off the haunch.

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Position in the dictionary: 1722 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: humbug, humdrum, humming, hump, hump up, humpty-dumpty, hunch, hunks, hunky, hunter pitching
Previous words in the dictionary: hum-box, hum and haw, hulky, hulk, hugger-mugger, huff, huey, hubble bubble, hoxter, how’s your poor feet?

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