ASL sign for: eat crow

Definition: Definition: be humiliated by having to admit one's defeats or mistakes; admitting having been proven wrong after taking a strong position.

Sentence example: Habib ate crow and admitted to his friends that they were right.

Another sentence example: Now it looks like I was wrong and I'm going to eat crow.

Contributed by Maryjean Mj Shahen, 2017.


Related signs: EMBARRASED.