- n something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
the combination to the safe was a secret
he tried to keep his drinking a secret
- n information known only to a special group
the secret of Cajun cooking
- n something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
it remains one of nature's secrets
- s not open or public; kept private or not revealed
a secret formula
- s conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
a secret agent
secret sales of arms
- s not openly made known
a secret marriage
a secret bride
- s communicated covertly
their secret signal was a wink
- s not expressed
secret (or private) thoughts
- s designed to elude detection
a secret passage
the secret compartment in the desk
- s hidden from general view or use
a secret garden
- s (of information) given in confidence or in secret
their secret communications
- s indulging only covertly
a secret alcoholic
- s having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
the secret learning of the ancients
- s the next to highest level of official classification for documents
- Shrewd politics--or cynical ones? In today's NYT, David Kirkpatrick shines a light on the secret deal that the Obama White House made with the pharmaceutical industry to keep it at .
- He was the world's ultimate enigmaa man so secretive, so hidden from view that no outsider could say with certainty even whether he was alive, much less how he looked or .
News & Articles
- Secret Service Will Pretend To Be Farmers, Drive Tractors At G8
The Secret Service will reportedly be dressing up as farmers during the G8 summit, which begins tomorrow. The summit, scheduled to take place at the Lough Erne, a five-star lakeside resort in Northern Ireland, will last two days. The Secret Service has also reportedly purchased a fleet of tractors for their surveillance, but locals say it will be easy to spot them, since they're all brand new ...
June 16, 2013 - Jalopnik
- Secret Fire burning southwest of Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A fire is burning at the edge of the Mogollon Rim and Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness. The U.S. Forest Service says the Secret Fire , which was caused by lightning, began burning on Saturday and is covering approximately 15 acres. The fire is located about 30 miles southwest of Flagstaff and 15 miles northwest of Sedona. Fortunately, there are no homes nearby ...
June 16, 2013 - KTVK 3TV Phoenix
- Secret Service to dress as farmers, ride tractors to protect Barack Obama at G8: report
Secret Service agents are disguising themselves as farmers to protect Barack Obama from terrorist threats at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. They have even bought a fleet of tractors ahead of the US President’s arrival tomorrow for the two-day meeting. The agents’ plan is to pose as local...
June 16, 2013 - New York Post
- William Shatner in Wired News
Talk about festering and not living the truth of your life and feeling badly about yourself and being fearful that somebody'll find out this terrible, terrible secret, so he thought,Shatner says. "Like, who cares? Be gay, don't be gay --...
- Brett Favre in Boston Globe
Yeah, there was a heated discussion, I guess you would call it,said Favre, who remained in the game. "We were up, 7-6, at the time. No secret, I was getting hit a little bit. I felt the pressure on a lot of plays. We had 7 points. So I...
- John Travolta in WCBS-TV New York
In May Travolta and his wife confirmed the news that they're expecting a baby, writing on their web site: "It's impossible to keep a secret, especially one as wonderful as this."