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hush-hush

[ huhsh-huhsh ]SEE DEFINITION OF hush-hush

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HUSH-HUSH

So that's what the Government's so scared and hush-hush about.

This will be hush-hush for awhile, then left to dissolve of itself.

Mr. Atkins explained that naturally the affair was hush-hush.

It's all hush-hush so it won't leak out like the atom bomb did.

She was a "hush-hush" ship—one of the wonders of the Navy still.

Our Hush-hush Department seems to have grown very lax of late.

First, the government stepped in, trying to hush-hush the whole thing; but too late.

It was dark and very quiet; the hush-hush of the throbbing mines filled the night and stilled it.

And without the levies the "Hush-Hush" party was outnumbered again and again.

They are not half so mysterious as you are with that hush-hush expression on your innocent countenance.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HUSH-HUSH

concealed

adjectivehidden, secret
  • buried
  • cached
  • camouflaged
  • covered
  • covered up
  • covert
  • enshrouded
  • guarded
  • holed up
  • hush-hush
  • hushed up
  • incog
  • incognito
  • inconspicuous
  • masked
  • obscure
  • obscured
  • on the Q. T.
  • perdu
  • planted
  • privy
  • put in the hole
  • recondite
  • screened
  • secreted
  • shrouded
  • stashed
  • tucked away
  • ulterior
  • under wraps
  • unseen
  • veiled
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