open up one's kimono

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open (up) (one's) kimono definition


  1. in.
    to reveal what one is planning. (From the computer industry, referring especially to the involvement of the Japanese in this field.) : Even if Tom appears to open up his kimono on this deal, don't put much stock in what he says.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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