the gory details

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the gory details

The specific (perhaps lurid, explicit, or gritty) details in an account of something. Stacy went to Kim's party, and she better give us the gory details.
See also: detail, gory

the gory details

the explicit details of something.
1988 David Carpenter God's Bedfellows She starts telling me some of the gory details…it was cancer…and everybody knew he was dying.
See also: detail, gory
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For the most part, her writing is undeniably crude and a little shocking, as she leaves no gory detail of her life undocumented.
In the middle of it all, a brood of children who will be able to read every gory detail of their family breakdown on the internet for ever more.
He apparently was sane enough to remember in gory detail the five murders, and the few weeks in which he anxiously searched the streets for his victims.
The description of the op was gruesome enough, but we also got to see it in all the gory detail.
Roach clearly relishes every gory detail, but some might argue that the nitty-gritty of sexual practices in space would have been better left undescribed.
In a painting 20 feet high, one could see the UAE's national bird - the hawk - displaying its prowess in gory detail.
We stand in the foothills of Holy Week, peering forward at landscape we're going to walk again--walk in excruciating, gory detail with Jesus.
Schlosser doesn't pull any punches, explaining in gory detail exactly what lies behind the success of Happy Meals and other fast food creations.
Mr Clegg told BBC London: "Has any political party really been able to spell out in full, gory detail exactly what's going to have to happen over the next several years to fill the black hole?
Wentworth was born in 1878 and knows how to tell an absorbing tale of multiple murders without a single gory detail or four-letter word.
Recently, the first high-speed videos of popping antibubbles have revealed their demise in gory detail.
His attacker was then seen preparing to resume the beating with a baseball bat although the gory detail was not shown.
This man phoned Julian with the story in all its gory detail.
In the winner's enclosure at Ascot, Johnston recounted the gory detail of events during the return from victory in the Dubai Turf Classic.
He said: "Has any political party really been able to spell out in full, gory detail exactly what's going to have to happen over the next several years to fill the black hole?