Definition of kiss and tell in English:

kiss and tell


  • Recount one's sexual exploits, especially to the media concerning a famous person.

    as modifier ‘this isn't a kiss-and-tell book’
    • ‘Anything goes, just bear in mind that the winning entries will be printed here, and a kiss-and-tell article won't even be considered.’
    • ‘So far, he's not one to kiss and tell much about his encounters.’
    • ‘She doesn't kiss and tell and all personal details are carefully monitored.’
    • ‘Don't kiss and tell, even if you're really proud of yourself.’
    • ‘His warts and all, kiss-and-tell book should be available in shops by the end of the month.’
    • ‘He was forced to resign when the prostitute sold her kiss-and-tell story to the press.’
    • ‘Generally, I'm not the kind of guy who likes to kiss and tell - but everyone wants to know the story.’
    • ‘He said he wasn't the kiss-and-tell type, but he's sure beginning to sound like he might be ready to change his mind.’
    • ‘A small smile plays on my lips as certain memories come to the forefront, but I'm going to keep those to myself because I was never one to kiss and tell.’
    • ‘No matter how much I prodded her for information, she continued to shake her head and say, ‘It's rude to kiss and tell.’’