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revealing

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adjective re·veal·ing \-ˈvē-liŋ\

Simple Definition of revealing

  • : giving information about something that was not known before

  • : showing parts of the body that are usually hidden from view

Full Definition of revealing

  1. :  allowing a look at or an understanding of something inner or hidden <a revealing confession>; also :  tending to expose more typically hidden parts of the body <a revealing halter top>

re·veal·ing·ly adverb

Examples of revealing

  1. The book is a revealing account of being part of a gang.

  2. Her comments about her childhood were revealing.

  3. She wore a very revealing shirt.

  4. That skirt is much too revealing.



Circa 1925

First Known Use of revealing

circa 1925



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