An old-school American slang from the 50's which means litterally "quiet," used in conjunction with gossip.
"Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush." -- Danny Devito's character in the file L.A. Confidential
by mist. December 12, 2004
by so-thathappened May 14, 2012
by andante July 22, 2011
by Gal Balc May 26, 2006
Somewhat secretive in nature. A deal or situation that few, if any, should know about. Otherwise, quiet.
by Dave October 20, 2003