secret admirer

Definition of secret admirer

:someone who shows that he or she thinks highly of a person (as by sending flowers) but keeps his or her identity a secret from that person

Word by Word Definitions

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

admire play admirer
  1. : to feel respect and approval for (someone or something) : to regard with admiration

  2. : to marvel at

  3. : to like very much


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