sub rosa
  • IPA: /ˌsʌb.ˈɹəʊ.zə/
  1. In secret or covertly; privately, confidentially. [from 17th c.]
    they held the meeting sub rosa
  1. Carried out secretly or confidentially.
Synonyms Noun

sub rosa (uncountable)

  1. (slang, in workers' compensation cases) Covert surveillance video used to catch workers' compensation applicants and show that they are in fact not injured.

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