adjetivo & adverbio• formal
- Happening or done in secret: [as adverb]: the committee operates sub rosa [as adjective]: sub rosa inspectionsMás ejemplos en oraciones
in secret, secretly, in private, privately, in confidence, confidentially, behind closed doors, surreptitiously, discreetly, furtively, clandestinely, on the quiet, on the sly, unofficially, off the record, between ourselves; Latin in camera; French à huis clos; Italian in petto• archaic under the rose
- Sub Rosa is a Latin term meaning secrecy, literally translating to ‘under the rose’. The rose in ancient times was a symbol of sworn confidence of participants at a meeting.
Latin, literally 'under the rose', as an emblem of secrecy.