What is hugger-mugger?

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
  • (adv): In secrecy.
    Example: "They did it all hugger-mugger"