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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secretly, in secret, on the Q.T., on the QT(adverb)

    in secrecy; not openly

    "met secretly to discuss the invasion plans"; "the children secretly went to the movies when they were supposed to be at the library"; "they arranged to meet in secret"

  2. secretly(adverb)

    not openly; inwardly

    "they were secretly delighted at his embarrassment"; "hoped secretly she would change her mind"

Wiktionary

  1. secretly(Adverb)

    In secret, covertly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Secretly(adverb)

    in a secret manner

Freebase

  1. Secretly

    "Secretly" is a popular song. It was written by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, and Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore and published in 1958. The best-known recording of the song was done by Jimmie Rodgers, charting in 1958, reaching number three on the U.S. pop chart and number five on the country chart. The song was revived in 1965 when The Lettermen released it as a single. This version became a minor hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 64.

How to pronounce secretly?

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How to say secretly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of secretly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of secretly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of secretly in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    There are basically two types of NEWS i.e MADE and PAID. MADE is prepared to inject sponsor's word secretly into ordinary public's head to promote some product or person and PAID is spread exactly as said by the hidden master for higher profit.

  2. Reality TV star Josh Duggar:

    I have been the biggest hypocrite ever. While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife.

  3. Ruth Danielsen:

    Then the BLM began secretly gathering ‘stuff’ against the Hammonds accusing them of arson, conspiracy, flying in restricted airspace, etc..

  4. Frank Gaffney:

    We cannot trust the Iranians to do anything other than to pursue what they have been pursuing for decades, a nuclear weapons program, secretly and in the open.

  5. Shin Bet:

    The investigation uncovered that the suspects met secretly to discuss and promote Islamic State's ideology, the hard core among the activists are employed at schools in the Negev. Some took advantage of their position and attempted to plead the case for ISIS among pupils and teachers on school premises.

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