Sub rosa in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sub rosa

to be done in a discreet way

Examples of Sub rosa in a sentence

The Planter’s Literary Society met in a sub rosa fashion so that only the members knew where to attend their meetings.  🔊

Since boys were not allowed into girl’s club, they frequently got together in a dark sub rosa place in the house.  🔊

Each military operation was conducted in a sub rosa way so that the enemy never figured out their surprise attacks.  🔊

So that the suspects would not be aware of the sub rosa investigations into their background, the detectives would research about them behind their backs.  🔊

If a member of the CIA is questioned about their sub rosa mission or information, they are told to deny everything.  🔊

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