- The action of keeping something secret or the state of being kept secret: the bidding is conducted in secrecyMore example sentences
- In an era of openness, honesty and transparency the official secrecy surrounding this case has been disturbing.
- Supplying alcohol to the soldiers themselves requires the utmost operational secrecy.
- Delegates at the 1787 Constitutional Convention maintained strict secrecy during the proceedings.
late Middle English: from secret, probably on the pattern of privacy.