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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.

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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. Veronica Openibo:

    Brother Francis. thank you for providing this opportunity for us to check and see where we have acted strangely, ignorantly, secretly and complacently.

  2. Amelia Hamilton:

    ’Will Grace’is kind of obsessed with saying that Republicans are secretly gay.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Most of the inventors, even today, secretly wish that they had invented Jeans, because of the beauty and grace coupled with simplicity and comfort that blue Jeans have created in our world. Yours truly is no exception either! What's more, I love wearing Jeans as casual wear, especially during the weekends. I also think that whenever a celebrity or a beauty or a genius wears jeans, it always makes the most impactful fashion statement, loud and clear!

  4. Bill Condon:

    It was such a delicate and beautifully told story and I have to say, too, secretly for 17 years I've been reading scripts constantly imagining that I could work with Ian McKellen and suddenly there is this script.

  5. Smiley Blanton:

    It is easier to talk about money -- and much easier to talk about sex -- than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it people who want it do not want to appear to hunger for it and people who engage in its machinations do so secretly.

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