WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
ˈo•pen ˈse•cret, n. [countable]
  • something that is supposed to be a secret but is actually known by others.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    open secret, 
  • something supposedly secret but actually known quite generally.
  • Etymology:1875–80


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    open secret n
    1. something that is supposed to be secret but is widely known



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