Thesaurus

secretly

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of secretly

in a manner intended to prevent knowledge or awareness by others
  • the girl secretly told her friends about the birthday party so it would be a surprise to the birthday girl

Synonyms for secretly

Words Related to secretly

Phrases Synonymous with secretly

Antonyms for secretly

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About secretly

Thesaurus Entries Near secretly

secretiveness

secretly

secrets

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Secretly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/secretly. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on secretly

Britannica English: Translation of secretly for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!