Meaning of “the gory details” in the English Dictionary

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"the gory details" in British English

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the gory details

the interesting and usually personal pieces of information about a person or event:

Come on, I want to know all the gory details about your date with Jon.

(Definition of “the gory details” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gory details" in American English

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gory details

the unpleasant but interesting facts about someone’s private life:

Come on, I want to know all the gory details about why they split up.

(Definition of “gory details” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)