a : a device or stratagem for masking or concealing <his garrulousness is a cover–up for insecurity>
b : a usually concerted effort to keep an illegal or unethical act or situation from being made public
: a loose outer garment
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Related to COVER-UP
- blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wraps
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