without someone's knowledge

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of without someone's knowledge

used to say that when something was done the person specified did not know about it
  • The decision was made without my knowledge.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

knowledge play
  1. : the fact or condition of knowing something with familiarity gained through experience or association

  2. : acquaintance with or understanding of a science, art, or technique

  3. : the fact or condition of being aware of something


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