come out with


Also, come right out with.

1

Put into words; speak frankly. For example, He always comes right out with the truth, or She can always come out with a pun. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the variant from the second half of the 1800s.

2

Make public, publish, as in I don't know why they're coming out with yet another biography of Truman. [Late 1500s]

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