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dirty linen

see definition of dirty linen
  • as inscandal
  • as inslander
  • as intalebearing
  • as ingossip
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Synonyms for dirty linen

noun public embarrassment
  • 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
  • dirty linen
  • eavesdropping
  • idle rumor
  • skeleton in closet

Antonyms for dirty linen

  • good deed
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • esteem
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • goodness
  • honor
  • morality
  • praise
  • respect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to dirty linen

gossip

noun. talk about others; rumor

scandal

noun. public embarrassment

scandals

noun. public embarrassment

slander

noun. scandalous remark

slanders

noun. scandalous remark

talebearing

noun. gossip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.