tell-all
noun Date: 1954 a written account (as a biography) that contains revealing and often scandalous information • tell-all adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tell all — tell everything you know, pour out your soul    In a job interview, I answer their questions, but I don t tell all …   English idioms

  • tell all — index confess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tell-all — tell′ all adj. cvb thoroughly revealing; candid; personal …   From formal English to slang

  • tell-all — [tel′ôl΄] adj. designating or of a book, magazine article, interview, etc., esp. an autobiographical one, that reveals personal, often scandalous, information …   English World dictionary

  • tell-all — /tel awl /, adj. thoroughly revealing; candid; personal: a tell all biography of the movie star. * * * tell all «TEHL L», adjective. U.S. revealing everything, including damaging or confidential information: »a tell all memoir. * * * 1. adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell-all — adjective That which tells all; revealing everything, particularly what is normally withheld. The statesmans tell all memoirs were not published until long after death …   Wiktionary

  • tell-all — /tel awl /, adj. thoroughly revealing; candid; personal: a tell all biography of the movie star. * * * …   Universalium

  • tell-all — /ˈtɛl ɔl/ (say tel awl) adjective wholly revealing: a tell all biography …   Australian English dictionary

  • tell all — verb ˈtɛl ˈɔl To reveal everything, particularly information that is normally withheld. The suspect told all when he saw the surveillance tapes linking him to the crime scene. Syn: confess, spill the beans …   Wiktionary

  • Tell All Your Friends — Studio album by Taking Back Sunday Released March 26, 2002 …   Wikipedia

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