Kiss-and-tell - definition of kiss-and-tell by The Free Dictionary
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Disclosing private or confidential information, especially in a firsthand account: a kiss-and-tell memoir by a presidential aide.
kiss and tell n.
(Journalism & Publishing) denoting the practice of publicizing one's former sexual relationship with a celebrity, esp in the tabloid press: a kiss-and-tell interview.
disclosing secrets or confidences; gossipy.
adj kiss-and-tell story → Enthüllungsstory f (mit Details einer Affäre mit einer prominenten Person)
References in periodicals archive
The Churches tried to patch up their marriage after James, 40, confessed the affair, but it was too much for Maria, 39, when Anna sold her kiss-and-tell
story to a national Sunday newspaper.
"It will not be a kiss-and-tell
about the Jayson Blair scandal or settling scores."
The former kiss-and-tell
queen only got as far as the front door when bouncers told her they "didn't want her type" in there.