(verb) to make an apology and accept humiliation
Employee: Everyone, I’d like you to meet my boss, Steven Michaels.
Boss: That’s not my name.
Employee: Your name isn’t Steven Michaels?
Boss: No, it’s Michael Stevens.
Employee: Oh, I’m so embarrassed. I must eat humble pie and admit that I made a mistake! His name is Michael Stevens.
My boyfriend ate humble pie last night when he was forced to admit that he skipped our date to go out with his friends.
I guarantee you that the USA landed on the moon in 1969. If I’m wrong, I’ll be eating humble pie.
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