hole-and-corner[ hohl-uh n-kawr-ner ]SEE DEFINITION OF hole-and-corner
Synonyms for hole-and-corner
- on the QT
- on the sly
- under wraps
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOLE-AND-CORNER
"Oh, it is a hole-and-corner business, and God only knows why," he answered.
As being preferable to hole-and-corner meetings in friends' houses——!
She knows the Neapolitans, and does not value them but for hole-and-corner defence.
There was to be no hole-and-corner business about the great coup.
I request Geh'-bauer to send me two tickets, as some of my friends wish to attend your hole-and-corner music.
No one could say that it was a hole-and-corner business, far less that the assembly was packed.
The Swiss had had enough of electioneering tricks, hole-and-corner revolutions, and paper compacts.
I want no hole-and-corner confession, which may afterwards be useless, but an open avowal before the most approved witnesses.
But such is the wretched trickery of hole-and-corner Buffery!
It was obvious that we had many friends, that we were not going to be tried in a hole-and-corner fashion.