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".

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