from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Revealing intimate or scandalous details: a tell-all memoir.
- n. A publication, such as a biography or memoir, that reveals intimate or scandalous information.
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- adj. That which tells all; revealing everything, particularly what is normally withheld.
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Keep detailed notes blog? tweets? about all this so can sell rights for tell-all book to be optioned as Lifetime movie, should Will decided to go back to that skinny party piece.
After a minute, he said, "You have to be careful with your tell-all book ..."
Now, as the beleaguered WikiLeaks founder continues to fight rape charges from two different women, a soon-to-be-released tell-all book claims Assange has fathered at least four love children.
Edwards is the subject of a grand jury investigation and a tell-all book.
The writer's vindication came in 1917, when William Keen, one of Cleveland's surgeons, published a tell-all magazine article.
Mr. Rumsfeld tells me that he sees his 815-page volume as a "contribution to the historic record" — not some breezy Washington tell-all.
In the wonderful world of tell-all trailers, you don't have to see "Life as We Know It" to know what it's about, or how the story is worked out.
In the deluge of tell-all biographies since her death in Paris in 1997, the situation has hardly improved.
The former Alaska governor's book takes over the top spot previously held by tennis legend Andre Agassi's tell-all, "Open."
This quote comes from the tell-all book penned by the family's former sushi chef.
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