hush-hush


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hush-hush

 (hŭsh′hŭsh′)
adj. Informal
Secret; confidential.

hush-hush

adj
informal (esp of official work, documents, etc) secret; confidential

hush′-hush′



adj.
highly secret or confidential.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hush-hush - conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methodshush-hush - conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

hush-hush

adjective (Informal) secret, confidential, classified, top-secret, restricted, under wraps Though these meetings were hush-hush there were sometimes leaks.

hush-hush

adjective
1. Informal. Known about by very few:
2. Informal. Existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality:
Idiom: under wraps.
Translations

hush-hush

[ˈhʌʃˈhʌʃ] ADJmuy secreto

hush-hush

adj (inf)streng geheim

hush-hush

[ˈhʌʃˈhʌʃ] adj (fam) → segretissimo/a
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