Definition of cloak–and–dagger
: dealing in or suggestive of melodramatic intrigue and action usually involving secret agents and espionage <a cloak–and–dagger novel>
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CLOAK–AND–DAGGER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cloak–and–dagger for English Language Learners
: relating to or showing actions or behavior in which people or governments try to protect their important secrets or try to learn the secrets of others
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