Definition of air one's dirty laundry
- Let's not air our dirty laundry in public.
: the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (such as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth
: a light breeze
: 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
: not clean or pure
: likely to befoul or defile with a soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)
: contaminated with infecting organisms
: in a dirty (see 1dirty) manner: such as
: deceptively, underhandedly
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