[n] an enlisted man of the lowest rank; "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"
[adj] not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts"
[adj] concerning one person exclusively; "we all have individual cars"; "each room has a private bath"
[adj] concerning things deeply private and personal; "private correspondence"; "private family matters"
[adj] confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
backstage, buck private, clannish, cliquish, cloistered, close, closed-door, closet(a), clubby, common soldier, confidential, individual(a), insular, inward, nonpublic, offstage, one-on-one, personal, privy, reclusive, secluded, secret, sequestered, snobb