Hole-and-corner



[hohl-uh n-kawr-ner] /ˈhoʊl ənˈkɔr nər/

adjective
1.
secretive; clandestine; furtive:
The political situation was full of hole-and-corner intrigue.
2.
trivial and colorless:
She was living a hole-and-corner existence of daily drudgery.
adjective
1.
(usually prenominal) (informal) furtive or secretive

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