(of a person or an organization) Inclined to conceal feelings and intentions or not to disclose information,
(of a person or an organization) Inclined to conceal feelings and intentions or not to disclose information
she was very secretive about her past
(of a state or activity) Characterized by the concealment of intentions and information
(of a person's expression or manner) Having an enigmatic or conspiratorial quality
a secretive smile
close: inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
(secretively) in a secretive manner; with a preference for secrecy; "the teacher raised a hand to him, slightly and secretively, because he was her favorite"
(secretiveness) closeness: characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
Secrecy (also called clandestinity or furtiveness) is the practice of hiding information from certain individuals or groups, perhaps while sharing it with other individuals. That which is kept hidden is known as the secret.