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hugger-mugger
n. a state of confusion; "he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance"
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hugger-mugger
adv. in secrecy; "they did it all hugger-mugger"
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topsy-turvy, hugger-mugger, higgledy-piggledy, jumbled, disorderly
adj. in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes"
hush-hush, hugger-mugger, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, underground, undercover, surreptitious, secret, clandestine
adj. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
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sloppy, slipshod, slapdash, haphazard
adj. marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"
wooly-minded, woolly-headed, wooly, woolly, muzzy, muddled, befuddled, addled
adj. confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"
unconnected, scattered, illogical, garbled, disordered, disjointed, disconnected, confused
adj. lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
unintelligible, opaque
adj. not clearly understood or expressed
indiscriminate
adj. not marked by fine distinctions; "indiscriminate reading habits"; "an indiscriminate mixture of colors and styles"
nonmeaningful, meaningless
adj. having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
disorganised, disorganized
adj. lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate"
hit-or-miss, haphazard
adj. dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"
sneak, surreptitious, stealthy, sneaky, furtive
adj. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
intricate
adj. having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate; "intricate lacework"
underhanded, underhand, sneaky
adj. marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
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robustious, unruly, rumbustious, rambunctious, boisterous
adj. noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
rowdy, raucous
adj. disturbing the public peace; loud and rough; "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers"
mussy, messy
adj. dirty and disorderly; "a mussy fussy bedroom"; "a child's messy eating habits"
bare-knuckled, bare-knuckle, rough-and-tumble
adj. characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules; "a rough-and-tumble fight"; "rough-and-tumble politics"; "undisguised bare-knuckle capitalism"
conniving, collusive
adj. acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
hidden, concealed
adj. not accessible to view; "concealed (or hidden) damage"; "in stormy weather the stars are out of sight"
masked
adj. having markings suggestive of a mask; "the masked face of a raccoon"
incognito
adj. with your identity concealed
sheltered
adj. protected from danger or bad weather; "a sheltered harbor"
secret
adj. indulging only covertly; "a secret alcoholic"
subterraneous, ulterior, subterranean
adj. lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
unrevealed, undisclosed
adj. not made known
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open, overt
adj. open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"
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