Another word for secret
secret stealthy covert clandestine furtive surreptitious underhandSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives mean deliberately hidden from view or knowledge. Secret is the most general: a desk with a secret compartment; secret negotiations. Stealthy suggests quiet, cautious deceptiveness intended to escape notice: heard stealthy footsteps on the stairs. Covert describes something that is concealed or disguised: protested covert actions undertaken by the CIA. Clandestine implies stealth and secrecy for the concealment of an often illegal or improper purpose: clandestine intelligence operations. Furtive suggests the slyness, shiftiness, and evasiveness of a thief: a menacing and furtive look to his eye. Something surreptitious is stealthy, furtive, and often unseemly or unethical: the surreptitious mobilization of troops preparing for a sneak attack. Underhand implies unfairness, deceit, or slyness as well as secrecy: achieved success by underhand methods.
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Concealed from view:hidden, screened, secluded. See show
Existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality:clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, covert, huggermugger, sub rosa, undercover. (Informal) hush-hush. Idiom: under wraps. See show
Known about by very few:auricular, confidential, inside, private. (Informal) hush-hush. See show
A means or method of entering into or achieving something desirable:formula, key, route. (Informal) ticket. See means