clandestinely adv

clandestinely adv
"We're off to Scotland," said Tom clandestinely.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • clandestinely — adv. secretly, surreptitiously, covertly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clandestinely — adv secretly, surreptitiously, covertly, fraudulently, slyly, stealthily, sneakily, privately, furtively COLLOQ. under the counter ≠ openly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clandestinely — Clandestine Clan*des tine, a. [L. clandestinus, fr. clam secretly; akin to celare, E. conceal: cf. F. clandestin.] Conducted with secrecy; withdrawn from public notice, usually for an evil purpose; kept secret; hidden; private; underhand; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clan n — clandestinely adv …   English expressions

  • destine v — clandestinely adv …   English expressions

  • clandestine — clandestinely, adv. clandestineness, clandestinity, n. /klan des tin/, adj. characterized by, done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment, esp. for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious: Their clandestine meetings… …   Universalium

  • clandestine — [[t]klænde̱stɪn[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is clandestine is hidden or kept secret, often because it is illegal. [FORMAL] ...their clandestine meetings. Syn: secret Derived words: clandestinely ADV ADV with v He left the country… …   English dictionary

  • clandestine — [klan des′tin] adj. [Fr clandestin < L clandestinus, secret, hidden < clam, secret < base of celare, to hide: see CONCEAL] kept secret or hidden, esp. for some illicit purpose; surreptitious; furtive SYN. SECRET clandestinely adv.… …   English World dictionary

  • clandestine — adj. surreptitious, secret. Derivatives: clandestinely adv. clandestinity n. Etymology: F clandestin or L clandestinus f. clam secretly …   Useful english dictionary

  • dearnunga — adv secretly, privately, insidiously, clandestinely …   Old to modern English dictionary

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