Definition of hole-and-corner in English:
Attempting to avoid public notice; secret: a hole-and-corner wedding
More example sentences
- To talk to a foreigner is no longer a sign of political unreliability, and conversations do not have to be carried out in a hole-and-corner fashion, behind walls, with one nervous eye open for spies and eavesdroppers.
- Unless the districts were considerable they were always more or less a kind of hole-and-corner government.
- Instead, they indulged in their usual hole-and-corner and devious manoeuvres.