Associations to the word «Clandestine»


CLANDESTINE, adjective. Done or kept in secret, sometimes to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
CLANDESTINE, adjective. (freemasonry) (of a person or lodge) Not recognized as a regular member.

Dictionary definition

CLANDESTINE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis