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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sub-rosa mean? 

SUB-ROSA (adjective)
  The adjective SUB-ROSA has 1 sense:

1. designed and carried out secretly or confidentially

  Familiarity information: SUB-ROSA used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SUB-ROSA (adjective)

Sense 1sub-rosa [BACK TO TOP]


Designed and carried out secretly or confidentially


behind-the-scenes; sub-rosa; under-the-table

Context examples:

a sub-rosa report / has their under-the-table backing


covert (secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed)

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