See also: tell all
- A publication, usually a book or magazine article, which tells all, revealing everything, particularly what is normally withheld.
2011, Star Jones, Satan's Sisters: A Novel Work of Fiction, page 23:
- Of all the people in the world to write a tell-all about The Lunch Club, it had to be Missy Adams?!
2010, Zoe Fishman, Balancing Acts: A Novel, page 357:
- Surprise! I wrote a tell-all about each and every one of you!
2009, Kennedy Shaw, Tour of Duty, page 308:
- Mikerra had been offered a seven-figure book deal for a tell-all chronicling her relationship with Senator McCaffrey, his death, and the project's ultimate demise.
1998, Laurie Stone, Close to the Bone: Memoirs of Hurt, Rage, and Desire, page xi:
- At this point, we could all write a tell-all about our tabloid childhoods and contrive an autobiographical performance about the pleasures of humiliation.