A figure of speech relative to someone revealing an important event or secret to the world thereby spoiling the entire thrust of a surprise.

Please, Emorine take care so as to avoid spoiling the surprise party for John's birthday anniversary!

Submitted by WerterBuch on October 28, 2015

Additional definitions for 'let the cat out of the bag':

let the cat out of the bagTo disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.
let the cat out of the bagTo reveal a secret. Monique let the cat out of the bag when she told Courtney about the surprise birthday party.
Let the Cat Out of the BagTo expose something, to disclose a secret
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da în vileag un secret

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