Definition of “wash your dirty linen in public” - English Dictionary

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“wash your dirty linen in public” in British English

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wash your dirty linen in public

disapproving

People who wash their dirty linen in public discuss, or allow to be discussed in public, matters that should be kept private.

(Definition of “wash your dirty linen in public” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)