Humble-pie



noun
1.
humility forced upon someone, often under embarrassing conditions; humiliation.
2.
Obsolete. a pie made of the viscera and other inferior parts of deer or the like.
Idioms
3.
eat humble pie, to be forced to apologize humbly; suffer humiliation:
He had to eat humble pie and publicly admit his error.
noun
1.
(formerly) a pie made from the heart, entrails, etc, of a deer
2.
eat humble pie, to behave or be forced to behave humbly; be humiliated

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