hush-hush hush-hush

Definition(s):

  • (adj) conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

Usage(s):

  1. Ponti, then married, had tried keeping his relationship with Loren hush-hush, as his lawyers won a Mexican divorce from his estranged wife, Giuliana.
  2. Third, and this is still pretty hush-hush, is that there's a career trade-off.
  3. The company will only reveal that the chocolate was invented accidentally, while food engineers were working on another hush-hush project.

News

  • The gossip buzz at the Open

    It may be hush-hush at Merion Golf Club during the early practice rounds of the U.S. Open. But there was a growing buzz - sitting in the stands behind the fairways, shuffling down Golf House Road, standing at concessions where the chattiest of spectators were sipping brews before noon.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "I couldn't cancel my tour," Abdul explained. "I didn't want anyone to count me out. I tried to keep everything hush-hush."
    on May 5, 2009 By: Paula Abdul Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. "This is hush-hush," Mr. Fleischer recalled Mr. Libby as saying in effect. "This is on the QT Not many people know about this."
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Ari Fleischer Source: New York Times

  3. Speaking to the Daily Star, Barat said: "I'm a fan of Ronson. Who isn't? We have something coming up but it's very hush-hush. I don't want to jinx anything so my lips are sealed, but it could be brilliant."
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Carl Barat Source: NME.com

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