More definitions of "hugger-mugger":
- (noun): A state of confusion; ritual accompanied by complicated and purposeless activity that obscures and confuses.
Example: "He engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance"
Synonyms: mumbo jumbo
- (adj): Conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods.
Synonyms: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hush-hush, on the quiet, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground