kiss and tell

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kiss and tell (third-person singular simple present kisses and tells, present participle kissing and telling, simple past and past participle kissed and told)

  1. To betray a confidence by disclosing private information, especially of a sexual nature.
    • 2007, Robert Ayres Carter, Nobody yet Knows Who I Am: A Personal History: 1943-1953, Xlibris Corporation (→ISBN), page 34:
      While I told Joe all about my Beth, and he told me about his Ellen, a student at Northwestern, I did not go into any details about my sex life; I have never liked to kiss and tell, even though I suppose that's what I'm doing in these pages.

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