hush-hush

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adjective \ ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh \

Definition of hush-hush

First Known Use of hush-hush

1916


HUSH-HUSH Defined for English Language Learners

hush-hush

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adjective

Definition of hush-hush for English Language Learners

  • : kept secret : known only to a few people


HUSH-HUSH Defined for Kids

hush-hush

adjective \ ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh \

Definition of hush-hush for Students

:1secret 1, confidential
  • Their plans are hush-hush.


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