Eat-humble-pie meaning

(idiomatic, intransitive) To admit one's faults; to make a humiliating apology.
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Origin of eat-humble-pie

  • The spoken phrase a numble pie (a pie made from the entrails of a deer) was re-interpreted as an umble pie, then written as (a) humble pie, whereafter the figurative meaning developing.
    From Wiktionary