secret weapon definition, meaning - what is secret weapon in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “secret weapon”

See all translations

secret weapon

noun [C] uk   us  
something or someone that no one knows about and that will give you an advantage over your competitors or enemies: Johann was the bank robbers' secret weapon - he knew how the security system worked.
Translations of “secret weapon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密武器, 殺手鐧…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密武器, 杀手锏…
(Definition of secret weapon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of secret weapon?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

half

either of two periods of time into which a game is divided

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More