air one's dirty laundry

Definition of air one's dirty laundry

  1. :  make one's problems known Let's not air our dirty laundry in public.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  breath

    :  the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (such as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth

    :  a light breeze

  1. :  to expose to the air for drying, purifying, or refreshing :  ventilate

    :  to expose to public view or bring to public notice

    :  to transmit by radio or television

dirtyplay
  1. :  not clean or pure

    :  likely to befoul or defile with a soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)

    :  contaminated with infecting organisms

  1. :  in a dirty (see 1dirty) manner: such as

    :  deceptively, underhandedly

    :  indecently

  1. :  to soil with a substance (such as mud or grime) :  to make dirty (see 1dirty)

    :  to stain with dishonor :  sully

    :  to debase by distorting the real nature of

laundryplay
  1. :  a room for doing the family wash

    :  a commercial laundering establishment

    :  clothes or linens that have been or are to be laundered


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