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  • as inscandal
  • as inslander
  • as intalebearing
  • as ingossip

synonyms for dirty linen

  • crime
  • rumor
  • wrongdoing
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • discredit
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • disparagement
  • disrepute
  • dynamite
  • gossip
  • hearsay
  • ignominy
  • infamy
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • reproach
  • scorcher
  • shame
  • sin
  • slander
  • tale
  • talk
  • turpitude
  • backbiting
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • eavesdropping
  • idle rumor
  • skeleton in closet
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antonyms for dirty linen

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  • good deed
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • esteem
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • goodness
  • honor
  • morality
  • praise
  • respect
  • approval
  • nicety
  • glorification
  • flattery
  • praise
  • compliment
  • commendation
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    How to use dirty linen in a sentence

    They all wore very large linen collars and black cravats, which gave them a very serious appearance.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Shopkeepers not only occupied both sides of the crowded streets, but half their wares were exposed in and over the dirty gutters.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
    And in the incredibly small and incredibly dirty fastness of the stationmaster, they indeed found a Bradshaw.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    What if his father insisted upon his going to London, and doing any other dirty work which these fellows chose to put upon him?
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    This water, although of a dirty and thick appearance, is said to possess the valuable quality of resisting putridity for years.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    To me the national affectation of piety and holiness resembles a white shirt put on over a dirty skin.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    The dirty old black hand clasped the tender little white one, which nestled into it gratefully.
    A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
    Sergeant Burton knelt down and gingerly laid his hand upon the stained linen over the breast of Sir Lucien.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    It was thrown by a very dirty lamp, and disclosed a small court of unutterable meanness and inconceivable smells.
    THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
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