hole-and-corner

Primary Meanings of hole-and-corner

1.
adj
conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
2.
adj
relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life
Full Definitions of hole-and-corner
1

adj conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

hole-and-corner intrigue”
Synonyms:
clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground
covert
secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
2

adj relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life

“"a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells”
Synonyms:
hole-in-corner
insignificant, unimportant
devoid of importance, meaning, or force

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