Another word for secret


secret - something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)

Example:- the combination to the safe was a secret

closed book, enigma, mystery, secret - something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

Example:- how it got out is a mystery

arcanum, secret - information known only to a special group

Example:- the secret of Cajun cooking


secret - the next to highest level of official classification for documents

secret, unavowed - not openly made known

Example:- a secret marriage

secret - not open or public; kept private or not revealed

Example:- a secret formula

private, secret - not expressed

Example:- secret (or private) thoughts

secret - indulging only covertly

Example:- a secret alcoholic

privy, secluded, secret - hidden from general view or use

Example:- a privy place to rest and think

mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, orphic, secret - having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding

Example:- mysterious symbols

hidden, secret - designed to elude detection

Example:- a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole

clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground - conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

Example:- clandestine intelligence operations

secret - communicated covertly

Example:- their secret signal was a wink

confidential, secret - (of information) given in confidence or in secret

Example:- this arrangement must be kept confidential

Tweets containing the word secret

Source : WordNet