Definition of a little bird told me in English:

a little bird told me

phrase

humorous
  • Used to indicate that the speaker knows something but chooses to keep the identity of their informant secret.

    ‘a little bird told me it was your birthday’
    • ‘He smiled, shrugging casually, ‘Oh… a little bird told me…‘’
    • ‘Hmmm… a little bird told me this morning that Ms. Hayward has a brand new boyfriend.’
    • ‘I was about to convince myself that people were finally losing interest in the story, when a little bird told me to keep going.’
    • ‘Well - a little bird told me that you might have an interest in ships nowadays.’
    • ‘‘No, a little bird told me,’ Janelle said, anger and sarcasm dripping from her words.’