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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Ruth Danielsen:

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

  2. Martin County:

    To me, as I look back on the video, it almost looks like a TV production, we had a heads up, quite a bit in advance, we were intimately involved in planning for the arrest. Canady, according to WPTV, was the alleged mastermind who unknowingly had worked with a tipster who secretly was working with the FBI.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    Yes, my dad killed JFK, he is secretly Elvis and Jimmy Hoffa is buried in his back yard.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Lust hidden under the cloak of the secretly forbidden, is explosive and addictive.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Many inventors often wish it secretly that they had invented Blue Jeans, because of the beauty and grace coupled with the comfort and simplicity that Jeans have created in our world.

Images & Illustrations of secretly

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