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hole-and-corner

See definition of hole-and-corner on Dictionary.com
  • as insurreptitious
  • as inundercover

synonyms for hole-and-corner

  • clandestine
  • covert
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • unauthorized
  • fraudulent
  • hidden
  • on the Q.T.
  • on the sly
  • private
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • sly
  • sneaking
  • stealthy
  • sub-rosa
  • under wraps
  • under-the-table
  • undercover
  • underhand
  • veiled

antonyms for hole-and-corner

MOST RELEVANT
  • aboveboard
  • forthright
  • honest
  • open
  • public
  • truthful
  • authorized
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How to use hole-and-corner in a sentence

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Cheap as they are, they are a poorer speculation than even corner lots in a lithographic city of Nebraska or Oregon.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Madame and myself had just been regretting that we should have to pass the evening in this miserable hole of a town.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
As Davy stood in the road, in doubt which way to go, a Roc came around the corner of the house.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HOLE-AND-CORNER

  • clandestine
  • covert
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • hidden
  • hole-and-corner
  • hush-hush
  • on the Q.T.
  • on the sly
  • private
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • sly
  • sneaking
  • stealthy
  • sub-rosa
  • unauthorized
  • under wraps
  • under-the-table
  • undercover
  • underhand
  • veiled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.