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hole-and-corner   (TTS Sound)

Overview of adj hole-and-corner

The adj hole-and-corner has 2 senses

  • hole-and-corner, hole-in-corner -- (relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life; "a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells)

  • clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground -- (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")