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Definition of Straight from the horse's mouth

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straight from the source, right from the origin
Straight from the horse's mouth Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
directly from the person who said it or did it I want to hear the story from Ty, straight from the horse's mouth.
directly from the person involved I went over to my friend`s house so that I could hear about her wedding straight from the horse`s mouth.
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Meaning
From the highest authority.
Origin
In horse racing circles tips on which horse is a likely winner circulate amongst punters. The most trusted authorities are considered to be those in closest touch with the recent form of the horse, i.e. stable lads, trainers etc. The notional 'from the horse's mouth' is supposed to indicate one step better than even that inner circle.
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English Idioms WM 1.3a
directly from the person who said it or did it
I want to hear the story from Tomas, straight from the horse's mouth.