Se·cret·ly adv. In a secret manner.
adv 1: in secrecy; not openly; "met secretly to discuss the
invasion plans"; "the children secretly went to the
movies when they were supposed to be at the library";
"they arranged to meet in secret" [syn: in secret, on
the Q.T., on the QT]
2: not openly; inwardly; "they were secretly delighted at his
embarrassment"; "hoped secretly she would change her mind"