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Definition of cone of silence

cone of silence

noun

  • a metaphorical area in which secrets are spoken, and outside of which those secrets are not spoken.
    Friend 1: I just heard something scandalous. I'll tell you, but cone of silence, okay?

    Friend 2: Okay.

    Last edited on Oct 02 2021. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 02 2021.

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