Definition of dirty laundry
: private matters whose public exposure brings distress and embarrassment —called also dirty linen
Examples of dirty laundry in a sentence
The company is trying to keep its dirty laundry from being aired in public.
First Known Use of dirty laundry
DIRTY LAUNDRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dirty laundry for English Language Learners
: private information that causes shame and embarrassment when it is made public
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