under wraps

idiom

informal
: known to only a few people : secret
The name of the movie is being kept under wraps.

Examples of under wraps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Typically in these instances, college coaches would insulate their players from outside scrutiny and keep things under wraps. Steven Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 July 2024 The magazine shared that Daddario has been keeping her pregnancy under wraps for six months. Georgia Slater, Peoplemag, 10 July 2024 Details of Ashley’s role are being kept under wraps. Angelique Jackson, Variety, 9 July 2024 In the lead-up to the settlement, both Coldplay and Holmes have reportedly kept negotiations under wraps, with neither side commenting publicly on the case. Jessica Lynch, Billboard, 5 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for under wraps 

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“Under wraps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20wraps. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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