Idiom: Air your dirty laundry in public
If you air your dirty laundry in public, you reveal aspects of your private life that should really remain private, by telling a secret, arguing in public, etc.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Don't wash your dirty laundry in public
- Do their dirty work
- John Q Public
- Get your hands dirty
- Dirty dog
- Down and dirty
- Off like a dirty shirt
- In like a dirty shirt
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