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dirty laundry

noun

Simple Definition of dirty laundry

  • : private information that causes shame and embarrassment when it is made public

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dirty laundry

  1. :  private matters whose public exposure brings distress and embarrassment —called also dirty linen

Examples of dirty laundry in a sentence

  1. The company is trying to keep its dirty laundry from being aired in public.



1967

First Known Use of dirty laundry

1967


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