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under false pretense

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Synonyms for under false pretense

adj underhand, clandestine
  • classified
  • confidential
  • covert
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • restricted
  • secretive
  • surreptitious
  • backdoor
  • backstairs
  • close
  • inside
  • sneak
  • camouflaged
  • cryptic
  • discreet
  • disguised
  • dissembled
  • dissimulated
  • in ambush
  • incognito
  • sly
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • sub-rosa
  • top secret
  • unacknowledged
  • under false pretense
  • under-the-table
  • underhanded

Antonyms for under false pretense

  • aboveboard
  • forthright
  • honest
  • known
  • open
  • public
  • clear
  • defined
  • explicit
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • revealed
  • unconcealed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.