clandestine

209 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[klandˈɛstɪn], [klandˈɛstɪn], [k_l_a_n_d_ˈɛ_s_t_ɪ_n]
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Synonyms for Clandestine:

latent (adjective)

buried, camouflaged, concealed, covert, hidden, invisible, latent, unapparent, unexposed, unobservable, unrevealed, veiled.

secret (adjective)

arcane, classified, confidential, furtive, hush-hush, restricted, secret, stealthy.

Other synonyms and related words:

abjectly, actionable, adulterer, advantaged, advantageous, against, allegorical, artful, auricular, awry, back door, backdoor, backstage, backstairs, behind closed doors, behind-the-scenes, belowground, cabalistic, cabbalistic, cabinet, case, cautious, circuitous, circumlocutionary, clandestinely, cloak-and-dagger, cloak-and-dagger work, close, close-mouthed, closed, closed-door, closely, closet, communicated covertly, concealment, confidentiality, confidentially, conspiratorial, counterfeit, covertly, crafty, cryptic, cryptical, cryptically, dark, darkness, deceitful, deceptive, devious, dirtily, disorderly, egoistically, enigmatically, esoteric, evasive, exclusive, false, favourable, favoured, feline, fornicator, foxy, fraudulent, furtively, goat, hidlings, hole-and-corner, hot, hugger mugger, huggermugger, illegal, illegality, illegitimate, illicit, implied, improper, in holes and corners, in petto, in secret, indirect, ineffable, inside, internal, internally, intimate, inviolate, inwardly, irregular, jumbled, lecher, locker, lubricious, mysterious, mysteriously, mystery, mystic, mystical, not expressed, not for publication, oblique, obscure, occult, offhand, on the Q. T., on the quiet, on the sly, orphic, other-worldly, paillard, personal, pirate, preferential, preferred, press, preternatural, privacy, private, privately, privileged, privily, privy, propitious, quiet, quietly, recondite, reticent, roundabout, satyr, secluded, secrecy, secretive, secretively, secretiveness, secretly, seducer, seedy, selfishly, shabbily, shadowy, shifty, shrouded, sidelong, silence, silent, skulking, slinking, slinky, sly, smell, sneak, sneakily, sneaking, sneakingly, sneaky, stealth, stealthful, stealthily, strangely, subterranean, subterrestrial, supernatural, surreptitious, surreptitiously, symbolic, tight-lipped, topsy-turvy, tortuous, ulterior, unavowed, under cover, under wraps, under-the-counter, under-the-table, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded, underneath, undisclosed, unidentified, unknown, unobtrusive, unofficial, unpublishable, unpublished, unseen, whoremonger, wrong, wrongful.

Rhymes for Clandestine:

  1. weston;
  2. predestine, intestine;

Quotes for Clandestine:

  1. Racism is a much more clandestine much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been. Angela Davis.
  2. The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise. Jose Serrano.