What does sub-rosa mean?

Definitions for sub-rosa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sub-rosa, under-the-table, behind-the-scenes(adverb)

    designed and carried out secretly or confidentially

    "a sub-rosa report"; "has their under-the-table backing"

  2. sub rosa(adverb)

    in secret or covertly

    "held a meeting sub rosa to avoid general criticism"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sub-rosa in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sub-rosa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shelley Chapman:

    Saying this is a sub rosa plan doesn't make it one, this is not actually an attempt by anyone to take a shortcut.

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