Hear-through-the-grapevine Definition


(idiomatic) To hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.

I heard through the grapevine that she likes him.

Origin of Hear-through-the-grapevine

  • From the American Civil War, when telegraph wires were strung from tree to tree like vines.

    From Wiktionary

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