hush-hush(redirected from hush hush)
In a state of secrecy or minimal public knowledge; known only by a select few people. I need to tell you some important news, but it has to be hush-hush for a while. Apparently it's hush-hush, but I just found out John and Tracey are getting married soon!
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1. mod. secret; undercover. The matter is so hush-hush I can’t talk about it over the phone.
2. mod. secretly. They did it so hush-hush that no one knew for a long time.
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