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To disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.

It was going to be a surprise party until someone let the cat out of the bag.

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

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