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hush–hush

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adjective \ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh\

Simple Definition of hush–hush

  • : kept secret : known only to a few people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hush–hush

1916

First Known Use of hush–hush

1916


HUSH–HUSH Defined for Kids

hush–hush

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adjective \ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh\

Definition of hush–hush for Students

  1. :  1secret 1, confidential <Their plans are hush-hush.>




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