Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Information or knowledge, especially when acquired by word of mouth.

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  • n. the number four hundred and eleven
  • n. The latest scoop, information or news.

Etymologies

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From 411, a telephone number for telephone directory information.

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Based on the telephone number used in North America to obtain telephone numbers of listed subscribers.

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  • Phone number to dial when you need information.

    September 17, 2008