be shrouded in secrecy/mystery Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “be shrouded in secrecy/mystery” - English Dictionary

"be shrouded in secrecy/mystery" in British English

See all translations

be shrouded in secrecy/mystery

to be a ​matter about which very little is ​known or ​understood: Her ​whereabouts have been ​shrouded in ​secrecy since she ​received the ​deaththreat.
(Definition of be shrouded in secrecy/mystery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be shrouded in secrecy/mystery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成了一个谜,笼罩在谜团中…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成了一個謎,籠罩在謎團中…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More