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open secret

noun

Simple Definition of open secret

  • : something that many people know about but that is supposed to be a secret

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of open secret

  1. :  a supposedly secret but generally known matter

Examples of open secret in a sentence

  1. It's an open secret that he's been cheating on his wife.



1828

First Known Use of open secret

1828


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