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Hugger-mugger

Hug´ger-mug`ger
n.1.Privacy; secrecy. Commonly in the phrase in hugger-mugger, with haste and secrecy.
Many things have been done in hugger-mugger.
- Fuller.
2.Confusion; disorder.
a.1.Secret; clandestine; sly.
2.Confused; disorderly; slovenly; mean; as, hugger-mugger doings.
Noun1.hugger-mugger - a state of confusion; ritual accompanied by complicated and purposeless activity that obscures and confuses; "he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance"
Synonyms: mumbo jumbo
Adj.1.hugger-mugger - in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes"
2.hugger-mugger - 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"
Adv.1.hugger-mugger - in secrecy; "they did it all hugger-mugger"
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