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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hugger-mugger(0.01049 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hugger-mugger.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: in utter disorder; “a disorderly pile of clothes” [syn: disorderly,
higgledy-piggledy, jumbled, topsy-turvy]
2: 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”
[syn: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a),
hush-hush, on the quiet(p), secret, surreptitious,
n : a state of confusion; ritual accompanied by complicated and
purposeless activity that obscures and confuses; “he
engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance”
[syn: mumbo jumbo]
adv : in secrecy; “they did it all hugger-mugger” English → English (gcide)
Hugger-mugger \Hug"ger-mug`ger\, a.
1. Secret; clandestine; sly.
2. Confused; disorderly; slovenly; mean; as, hugger-mugger
Hugger-mugger \Hug"ger-mug`ger\, n. [Scot. huggrie-muggrie;
Prov. E. hugger to lie in ambush, mug mist, muggard sullen.]
1. Privacy; secrecy. Commonly in the phrase in hugger-mugger,
with haste and secrecy. [Archaic]
Many things have been done in hugger-mugger.
2. Confusion; disorder.