open secret

noun

Definition of open secret

: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.

First Known Use of open secret

1828


OPEN SECRET Defined for English Language Learners

open secret

noun

Definition of open secret for English Language Learners

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


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