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From Middle High German heimlich, heimelich, from Old High German heimilīh, from Proto-Germanic *haimalīkaz, equivalent to Heim +‎ -lich. Compare Dutch heimelijk, English homely, Danish hemmelig, Swedish hemlig. More at homely.

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heimlich (comparative heimlicher, superlative am heimlichsten)

  1. secret, clandestine (done or kept in secret)

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