out with it

Say it, as in Tell us what you really think—out with it! Used as an imperative, this idiom uses out in the sense of “public.”


Nearby words

  1. out on one's ear,
  2. out on the town,
  3. out sister,
  4. out there,
  5. out to lunch,
  6. out, damned spot!,
  7. out-,
  8. out-a-sight,
  9. out-and-out,
  10. out-and-outer

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