Idiom “Eat one’s words ” Meaning of Idiom, Definition of Phrase and origin with Example.

Eat one’s words 

Ashok insisted that the party was on Thursday, but had to eat his words when he was proved wrong.
To eat one’s words is to completely and ignominiously withdraw a statement. 

“We’re sure to come first,” boasted the Pratap house students when the inter-house drama competition was held. However, they had to eat their words when Raman house secured the maximum points.

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