hidden agenda


noun

an often duplicitously undisclosed plan or motive.

Nearby words

  1. hidalgo,
  2. hidalgo y costilla,
  3. hidalgo y costilla, miguel,
  4. hidatsa,
  5. hidden,
  6. hidden hand,
  7. hidden tax,
  8. hidden unemployment,
  9. hiddenite,
  10. hiddenly

Origin of hidden agenda

First recorded in 1985–90

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British Dictionary definitions for hidden agenda

hidden agenda

noun

a hidden motive or intention behind an overt action, policy, etc
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