Hush-hush in a sentence as an adjective

If we all hush-hush when it comes to make a joke about a group, they are not comfortably integrated.

The government accuses them of a crime, gets a payout, and everything gets settled hush-hush.

As a result they make such adjustments rarely, and try to keep them all hush-hush so nobody finds out, but it never works.

Those that I find are workign on something on the side are very hush-hush about it, because of non-compete stuff.

It was kept rather hush-hush, but it was definitely targeted at those spending thousands of dollars.

And if nearly half of the 279 students were suspected to be cheating and were going to be asked to withdraw, would they really expect the issue to remain hush-hush?

There's a spinoff company named Vicarious with Dileep George, one of the minds behind the HTM implementation, but they've been pretty hush-hush about their progress.

Hush-hush definitions


conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

See also: clandestine cloak-and-dagger hugger-mugger secret surreptitious undercover underground