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1undercover

adjective un·der·cov·er \-ˈkə-vər\

: done or working in a secret way in order to catch criminals or collect information

Full Definition of UNDERCOVER

:  acting or executed in secret; specifically :  employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation <an undercover agent>
undercover adverb

Examples of UNDERCOVER

  1. <an undercover operation to infiltrate the terrorist organization>
  2. <for months she's been an undercover agent pretending to be a drug dealer>

First Known Use of UNDERCOVER

1920

Rhymes with UNDERCOVER

2undercover

noun

Definition of UNDERCOVER

:  a person engaged in undercover activity :  spy

Examples of UNDERCOVER

  1. <within the city was a well-organized fifth column, and these undercovers would make themselves known as soon as the invading forces breached the city limits>

First Known Use of UNDERCOVER

1962

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