dirty little secret

Definition of dirty little secret

:something bad that someone does not want people to know

Word by Word Definitions

dirty play
  1. : not clean or pure

  2. : likely to befoul or defile with a soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)

  3. : contaminated with infecting organisms

  1. : in a dirty (see 1dirty) manner: such as

  2. : deceptively, underhandedly

  3. : indecently

  1. : to soil with a substance (such as mud or grime) : to make dirty (see 1dirty)

  2. : to stain with dishonor : sully

  3. : to debase by distorting the real nature of

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

secret play
  1. : kept from knowledge or view : hidden

  2. : marked by the habit of discretion : closemouthed

  3. : working with hidden aims or methods : undercover

  1. : something kept hidden or unexplained : mystery

  2. : something kept from the knowledge of others or shared only confidentially with a few

  3. : a method, formula, or process used in an art or operation and divulged only to those of one's own company or craft : trade secret


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