follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

wash one's dirty linen

Slang definitions & phrases for wash one's dirty linen

wash one's dirty linen

verb phrase

(Variation: in public may be added) To talk or argue about intimate matters in public

[1867+; probably a translation of earlier French Il faut laver ton linge sale en famille]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for wash

10
9
Scrabble Words With Friends