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privy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of privy

  1. 1 not known or meant to be known by the general populace privy information on the current state of the peace negotiations Synonyms of privy behind-the-scenes, confidential, esoteric, hushed, hush-hush, inside, intimate, nonpublic, private, secretWords Related to privy classified, restricted, top secret; silent, unadvertised, unannounced, undisclosed, unmentioned, unsaid, untold; clandestine, closet, collusive, conspiratorial, covert; furtive, hugger-mugger, occult, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded; personal; closeted, concealed, hidden; repressed, silenced, stifled, suppressed; backstage, offscreen, offstageNear Antonyms of privy well-known; advertised, aired, announced, blazed, broadcast, declared, disclosed, divulged, enunciated, heralded, proclaimed, professed, promulgated, publicized, published, reported, spotlighted; general, popular, prevailing, vulgar; current, prevalent, rife, widespread; communal, sharedAntonyms of privy common, open, public

  2. 2 undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others privy meetings between high-level representatives from both sides for the purpose of bringing about an armistice Synonyms of privy backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, covert, furtive, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, secret, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhandedWords Related to privy back-channel, closed-door, off-the-books, off-the-record; classified, confidential, restricted, top secret, undisclosed; concealed, hidden, secreted, subterranean, unadvertised, unexposedNear Antonyms of privy acknowledged, avowed; aboveboard, straightforward, unconcealed, undisguised; unclassified, unrestricted; clear, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plainAntonyms of privy open, overt, public

  3. 3 of, relating to, or belonging to a single person a privy seal that can be used only by the British monarch Synonyms of privy idiomatic, individualized, particular, patented, peculiar, personal, personalized, private, individual, separate, singular, subjective, uniqueWords Related to privy characteristic, distinctive, intimate; identifying, idiosyncratic; especial, express, special, specific; independent, nonconformist, self-directed, self-sufficient; custom, customized, specializedNear Antonyms of privy broad, prevailing, prevalent, widespread; common, normal, regular, typicalAntonyms of privy general, generic, popular, public, shared, universal



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