keep under one's hat


keep under one's hat
keep secret, keep classified

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep under one's hat — {v. phr.}, {informal} To keep secret; not tell. * /Mr. Jones knew who had won the contest, but he kept it under his hat until it was announced publicly./ Often used as a command. * /Keep it under your hat./ Syn.: KEEP TO ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep under one's hat — {v. phr.}, {informal} To keep secret; not tell. * /Mr. Jones knew who had won the contest, but he kept it under his hat until it was announced publicly./ Often used as a command. * /Keep it under your hat./ Syn.: KEEP TO ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's hat — See: KEEP UNDER ONE S HAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's hat — See: KEEP UNDER ONE S HAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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