adjective re·veal·ing \-ˈvē-liŋ\

: giving information about something that was not known before

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

Full Definition of REVEALING

:  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.

First Known Use of REVEALING

circa 1925


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