What does the word clandestinely mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Secretly.

Usage examples for clandestinely

  1. The only time I met R. B. clandestinely was in the parish church, where we were married before two witnesses- it was the first and only time. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. Gracchus, grieved at the intelligence, but not daring to fight contrary to the injunctions of the dictator, and yet aware that he must fight if he openly attempted to convey in provisions, and having no hope of introducing them clandestinely, collected corn from all parts of the surrounding country, and filling several casks sent a message to the magistrate to Casilinum, directing that they might catch the casks which the river would bring down. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  3. " We sought him in the convent," replied the old man, " but he had clandestinely made his escape from the monks." – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck