tell-all

noun
\ˈtel-ˈȯl \

Definition of tell-all 

: a written account (such as a biography) that contains revealing and often scandalous information

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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tell-all

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tell-all

: a book that contains new and usually shocking information about someone or something

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