under the radar

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Etymology[edit]

An allusion to flying an airplane at an altitude too low for radar detection.

Adverb[edit]

under the radar (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Without attracting notice; in an undetected or secretive manner.
    • 2004, Andrea Sachs, "About-Face," Time, 30 Aug.:
      Institutional change has not happened. But it's done quietly under the radar at lots of places.

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