Meaning of “secret” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈsiːkrət/

B1 If something is secret, other people are not allowed to know about it:

a secret affair/meeting
I'll tell you but you must keep it secret.

More examples

secret admirer/drinker, etc

someone who does something or feels something without telling other people about it

secretly adverb


He secretly taped their conversation.

See also

(Definition of “secret adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)