Word of the Day: Clandestine

clan-des-tine / klan-ˈde-stən, also -ˌstīn or -ˌstēn or ˈklan-də-




  1. surreptitious

Enter each day with the expectation that the happenings of the day may contain a clandestine message addressed to you personally.

Sam Keen, 1931-



  1. done in secrecy, often for purposes of deception

Behind innocence there gathers a clotted mass of superstition, of twisted and misdirected impulse; clandestine flirtation, fads, and ragtime fill the unventilated mind.

Walter Lippmann, 1889-1974