Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pie made of the umbles or numbles (that is, the heart, liver, kidneys, and entrails) of the deer.

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Examples

  • * (For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.)

    French Word-A-Day:

  • * (For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.)

    faux amis

  • Indeed, swallowing the often difficult pill of humble-pie by apologizing, even though we may not feel like it, can provide a lasting lesson and reminder for us to exercise restraint in our thoughts, words and actions toward others, however truthful, the next time.

    Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.: The Dharma Of An Apology

  • Indeed, swallowing the often difficult pill of humble-pie by apologizing, even though we may not feel like it, can provide a lasting lesson and reminder for us to exercise restraint in our thoughts, words and actions toward others, however truthful, the next time.

    Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.: The Dharma Of An Apology

  • One obvious choice for a humble-pie clip is the climactic scene in "Jaws," where Robert Shaw gets swallowed whole by the great white shark, the way the Eagles got swallowed whole by the Giants two weeks ago.

    Serving Humble Pie on the Jumbotron

  • * (For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.)

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

  • But there has to be a lot of humble-pie eating before that could happen.

    Possible Dream Team? - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • * For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.

    faux amis

  • * For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • * For the record, it is "conservateurs" we must watch out for, else we watch, in humble-pie I could just die horror, as the French stare back with smirks on their faces.

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

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