behind-the-scenes

adjective

Definition of behind-the-scenes 

1 : being or working out of public view or in secret behind-the-scenes lobbying for more money a behind-the-scenes player

2 : revealing or reporting the hidden workings a behind-the-scenes account a behind-the-scenes glimpse

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Synonyms

confidential, esoteric, hush-hush, hushed, inside, intimate, nonpublic, private, privy, secret

Antonyms

common, open, public

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First Known Use of behind-the-scenes

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of behind-the-scenes was in 1850

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behind-the-scenes

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of behind-the-scenes

: working or happening privately without being known or seen by the public

: revealing or reporting on things that usually happen privately without being known or seen by the public

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