come clean Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "come clean" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

come clean

informal
to tell the truth about something that you have been keeping secret: The boys decided to come clean about crashing the car.Admitting and confessingHonesty, openness and sincerity
Translations of “come clean”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全盤招供, 和盤托出…
in Russian признаваться…
in Turkish itiraf etmek, kabul etmek, gerçeği söylemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全盘招供, 和盘托出…
in Polish przyznać się…
(Definition of come clean from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “come clean” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More