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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hugger-mugger (0.00856 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hugger-mugger.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: hugger-mugger hugger-mugger 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, undercover, underground] 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) Definition: Hugger-mugger Hugger-mugger \Hug"ger-mug`ger\, a. 1. Secret; clandestine; sly. [1913 Webster] 2. Confused; disorderly; slovenly; mean; as, hugger-mugger doings. [1913 Webster] 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] [1913 Webster] Many things have been done in hugger-mugger. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Confusion; disorder. [PJC]


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