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kiss and tell

to ​talk on ​television, in a ​newspaper, etc. about a ​sexualrelationship you have had with a ​famousperson, ​especially in ​order to get a lot of ​money
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kiss-and-telladjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌkɪs.əndˈtel/
A kiss-and-tell ​book, ​newspaperstory, etc. is one in which someone ​talks about a ​sexualrelationship they have had with a ​famousperson, ​especially so they can get a lot of ​money: She did a kiss-and-tell ​interview for a ​localnewspaper.
kiss-and-tell
noun [C] uk   us  
a kiss-and-tell ​story, ​book, etc.: She was ​upset by her last boyfriend's kiss-and-tell.
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