How to use Secretive in a sentence
His mother must have been secretive as well.
I'm not all that secretive, but you were the one who kept telling me that if he wanted you to know, he'd tell you.
Alex was secretive and he did like to be in control.
He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
He's always been secretive, and whenever I ask him, he just tells me it's something I don't want to be involved in.Advertisement
I guess I always knew he was secretive - even you to some degree.
The effort includes secretive projects to create independent cellphone networks inside foreign countries, the paper reported.
Granted, he's been secretive about Julie but the fact he brought her here to meet us shows he's opening up.
It was hard to tell whether he was being secretive or there simply wasn't anything to tell.
Powerful and tiny, Sofi's agenda was as secretive as his.Advertisement
He was grave and gay, affable and dignified, cruel and gentle, mean and generous, eager for fame yet not vain, impulsive and cautious, secretive and open.
He was large, as were all the genetically engineered, secretive counter-insurgency special forces in the regular army.
I knew he had a spotted life before meeting my mother, but I figured he was secretive about his past simply because it gave him a sort of mystique.
I don't know why he is so secretive.
Share your days with gentle deer, scampering squirrels, secretive badgers, soaring buzzards and hawks in the wild, private Leny glen.Advertisement
Okay, we've already established that Alex is secretive.
All else aside, would she want to marry a man like Yancey – so moody and secretive?
I thought you were involved in drugs or contraband of some sort... you were so secretive.
So what's he want and why is he so secretive?
Sure, he had faults – like being secretive.Advertisement
As secretive as he was about the rest of his business, it seemed out of character for him to talk openly about something that could provide proof.
All else aside, would she want to marry a man like Yancey â€“ so moody and secretive?
Sure, he had faults â€“ like being secretive.
There are several other bulbuls in the area, and many were heard, but they were very secretive.
Before we reached the side creek we saw a secretive Sunbittern.Advertisement
The native British dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius is a nocturnal, secretive mammal, with orange-yellow fur and a long furry tail.
In much of the world states remain oppressive, secretive and violent.
But its rise has caused massive ructions in the normally secretive world of intelligence gathering.
Was it actually an attempt to go underground - to make the project more secretive?
Secret in a bottle Notoriously secretive soft drinks giant Coca-Cola has finally let the press into the heart of its European R&D operation.Advertisement
Intensely secretive about his past, he arrived in Hampstead at the end of the 1960s.
They are a highly secretive group that has been linked to a number of violent racist attacks across the UK.
Monitoring these calls enables researchers to count these otherwise secretive birds.
The reason I'm being somewhat secretive about specific details is that I feel I'm sharing someone else's history with you.
Hitler has always been extremely secretive in all his dealings.Advertisement
You are likely to become secretive in many of your activities.
Restoring trust in politics British politics remains far too secretive.
We had done nothing wrong and yet the police and MAFF had seemed secretive, evasive and, in some ways, intimidating.
Britain's tiny, secretive water shrew leaves few signs and is under threat through habitat loss and pollution.
Fan-tailed warblers sung, as did a very secretive Reed Warbler, and a few Little and Cattle Egrets wandered over.Advertisement
Learners preparing for exams are often quite secretive about the work they do.
The Waldensians remained a reclusive, secretive sect in Italy, taking an active role in the Reformation.
Water rail Picture - Colin Bates A secretive bird which is never easy to see.
Kirkby Times has featured many news items which show the secretive manner in which public funding is being spent here in Kirkby.
These plants will also provide cover for more secretive creatures.Advertisement
The days of Knowsley Councils secretive nature is coming to an end.
The reason I 'm being somewhat secretive about specific details is that I feel I 'm sharing someone else 's history with you.
Britain 's tiny, secretive water shrew leaves few signs and is under threat through habitat loss and pollution.
Fan-tailed Warblers sung, as did a very secretive Reed Warbler, and a few Little and Cattle Egrets wandered over.
Cats can be quite secretive by nature, and nothing pleases them more than having their own little hide-away.Advertisement
Because those who steal identities do so in such secretive ways, it's sometimes difficult to discover that it has happened.
When you are posting--and responding to-an online dating ad, remember that you are advertising your personality, it's good to be a bit secretive in just the right places.
Be sure to check out the available cheats and tips for this game as they can help you acquire some of the rarest fossils, discover the powerful golden tools, and understand how to get to the secretive Treasure Island.
As if that weren't enough of a challenge, Bruce must subvert and sometimes battle head-on a secretive and corrupt government agency.
Paranoid personalities are often jealous, guarded, secretive, and scheming, and may appear to be emotionally "cold" or excessively serious.
In a 2005 Essence article, Beyonce tried to explain this decision to remain secretive about her personal life.
The couple is being secretive about the sex of the child, which they know, but they'll reveal it when the child is born.
Melissa is being equally secretive about her private life with her husband.
She is secretive about computer use and sneaks to use the computer late at night.
If your woman is suddenly very secretive when she used to be open, then you may need to consider infidelity.
If the engagement ring is a surprise, however, taking your beloved into a jewelry store and asking to measure her finger is not the most subtle or secretive approach.
Imaginative with a tendency to cast a philosophical eye on life's events, water element people are clever, scholarly and sometimes secretive.
They're secretive but open with their affection.
However, when it came to her own horoscope chart, she was intensely secretive.
He may be seen as secretive, mysterious and deeply poetic.
This complex man can be very secretive and protective of his feelings and thoughts.
The secretive nature of the interactions of the teenagers and their parents involve pre-marital sex, sexual abuse, pregnancy, marital affairs and the everyday struggle to understand and like themselves.
Highly ambitious and secretive, the close-knit clan made a splash as soon as they appeared.
Cane began receiving mysterious phone calls and, in a highly secretive storyline, Phillip Chancellor III returned in the form of original actor Thom Bierdz.
Alternately, they may choose to get a more secretive symbol of the gang.
These magic users are secretive, jealous of their knowledge and prone to cryptic utterances and encoded notes.
I think secretive is the word.