Definition of clandestine
Origin of clandestine
OTHER WORDS FROM clandestineclan·des·tine·ly, adverbclan·des·tine·ness, clan·des·tin·i·ty, nounun·clan·des·tine·ly, adverb
How to use clandestine in a sentence
A December report by the investigative news organization Bellingcat, in collaboration with independent media outlets, identified eight FSB operatives working for a clandestine unit, who according to the investigation, were behind the attack.'His Fight Is in Russia.' Why Navalny Flew Home Straight Into Putin's Clutches|Madeline Roache|January 18, 2021|Time
The clandestine launch in 2016 of Nike’s Vaporfly 4% racing shoes, featuring a carbon-fiber plate embedded in a thick layer of ultra-resilient foam, kicked off an age of extreme shoe anxiety among competitive runners.
So far, however, Google has not had much luck, but Facebook nonetheless felt it necessary to return fire—clandestinely.
We, as viewers, observing what was photographed clandestinely, become voyeurs, too.
A decade ago, "tired of sloganeering in India," he crossed clandestinely into Tibet and was arrested by Chinese border guards.
One would think you were a lover meeting his mistress clandestinely for the first time.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Stolen parties in the attics; suppers brought in clandestinely; lessons shirked!A Very Naughty Girl|L. T. Meade
He answered by return of post, pointing out that he couldn't possibly come to see her clandestinely, for her own sake.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
There La Dame de la Dlivrande had been concealed with so much precaution that the good fathers said mass there clandestinely.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
Money clandestinely taken from the proprietor we call theft, and the person who takes it we call a thief.