hushed-up hushed-up

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used of information or news) kept secret by using influence

Usage(s):

  1. But a long hushed-up fact had been officially admitted.
  2. The most hushed-up campaign of World War II is the war in the steep barren mountains of Serbia that the Axis has not, after more than six months, been able to end.

News

  • Chalfant: Three weddings in November and each one was different

    During the last week of November 1876, the Sedalia Democrat featured three stories about weddings — each reported in the purple prose typical of the time. The weddings, however, were quite different. One was hushed-up, one was loudly celebrated, and one had dire consequences.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

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