Synonyms for hole-and-corner

Synonyms for (adj) hole-and-corner

Synonyms: secret, undercover, underground, surreptitious, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, clandestine, cloak-and-dagger

Definition: conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

Usage: 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

Similar words: covert

Definition: secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed

Usage: covert actions by the CIA; covert funding for the rebels

Synonyms: hole-and-corner, hole-in-corner

Definition: relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life

Usage: a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community- H.G.Wells

Similar words: insignificant, unimportant

Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force

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