HyperDic: hole-and-corner

English > 2 senses of the word hole-and-corner:
ADJECTIVEallhole-and-corner, hole-in-cornerrelating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life
allhole-and-corner, clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, undergroundconducted with or marked by hidden / hidden aims or methods
English > hole-and-corner: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life.
Example"a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells
Synonymhole-in-corner
Broaderinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
Spanishincoloro
English > hole-and-corner: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningConducted with or marked by hidden / hidden aims or methods.
Example "hole-and-corner intrigue"
Synonymsclandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground
BroadercovertSecret or hidden / hidden
Spanishclandestina, clandestino, encubierto, escondido, oculto, secreto
Catalanamagat, clandestí, encobert, ocult, secret

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