Definition of Secret plan
1. Noun. A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal). "I saw through his little game from the start"
Generic synonyms: Scheme, Strategy
Specialized synonyms: Counterplan, Counterplot, Intrigue, Machination, Cabal, Conspiracy
Derivative terms: Plot
Lexicographical Neighbors of Secret Plan
Literary usage of Secret plan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... of the French army—State of Spain—Inertness of Gallicia—secret plan of the regency for encouraging ihe guerillas—Operations of those bands—Injustice and ..."
2. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... Spain—Inertness of Gallicia—secret plan ol the regency for encouraging the guerillas—-Operations of those bands—Injustice and absurdity of the regency, ..."
3. The Popular History of England by Charles Knight (1880)
"CHAPTER VII. Difficulties of recruiting the English army.—The Campaign of 1704.—Marlborough's secret plan of operations.—His march along the Rhine. ..."