under wraps

under wraps
not allowed to be seen until the right time, in secrecy

The new car was still under wraps when the auto show started.


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  • under wraps — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Not allowed to be seen until the right time; not allowed to act or speak freely; in secrecy; hidden. Usually used with keep . * /We have a new player, hut we are keeping him under wraps until the game./ * /What the President …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under wraps — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Not allowed to be seen until the right time; not allowed to act or speak freely; in secrecy; hidden. Usually used with keep . * /We have a new player, hut we are keeping him under wraps until the game./ * /What the President …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Under Wraps — Album par Jethro Tull Sortie 7 septembre 1984 Durée 60:33 Genre rock électronique, synthpop Producteur Ian Anderson Label …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Under Wraps — Álbum de Jethro Tull Publicación 7 de septiembre de 1984 Grabación 1984 Género(s) Rock progresivo …   Wikipedia Español

  • under wraps — ► under wraps kept secret. Main Entry: ↑wrap …   English terms dictionary

  • Under Wraps — Infobox Album Name = Under Wraps Type = Album Artist = Jethro Tull Released = September 7, 1984 Recorded = 1984 Genre = Electronic Rock Synthpop Length = 60:33 Label = Chrysalis Producer = Ian Anderson Reviews = * Allmusic rating|1|5… …   Wikipedia

  • under wraps — adjective kept secret the plan was kept carefully under wraps • Similar to: ↑covert * * * under wraps informal : known to only a few people : ↑secret The name of the movie is being kept under wraps. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • under\ wraps — adv or adj. phr. Not allowed to be seen until the right time; not allowed to act or speak freely; in secrecy; hidden. Usually used with keep . We have a new player, hut we are keeping him under wraps until the game. What the President is planning …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under wraps — secret. The financial details of the case have been kept firmly under wraps. The identity of the buyer is still under wraps …   New idioms dictionary

  • under wraps — mod. (held) in secret. □ We kept it under wraps until after the election. □ The plan we had under wraps had to be scrapped anyway …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • under wraps — adverb In secrecy or in hiding Theyre trying to keep the new product under wraps and hidden from their competitors …   Wiktionary

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