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
Examples of revealing in a Sentence
The book is a revealing account of being part of a gang.
Her comments about her childhood were revealing.
She wore a very revealing shirt.
That skirt is much too revealing.
Recent Examples of revealing from the Web
By defending Charles Murray, and not Taylor, the media has shown some revealing inconsistencies in its concerns about free speech.
Mr. Horne spent hundreds of hours interviewing Macmillan, eliciting intimate personal stories and a revealing look at the highest levels of the British government.
The 10-piece collection offers plenty of silhouettes that are fitting for a casual, low-key ceremony, from lace and ruffle mini dresses to gowns with revealing backs.
Pinterest Prince William is opening up about the death of his late mother Princess Diana in his most honest and revealing interview ever.
His communications offer a revealing glimpse into Russian thinking, ambitions and frustrations.
Neville often shoots with an elaborate lighting rig, to make the view more theatrical, and more revealing, than a traditional documentary picture.
This cutesy but revealing documentary on the LOTR cult shows how hippies, headbangers, and even Leonard Nimoy (who sings a love song to Bilbo) – helped make Middle-earth one of literature's most popular destinations.
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Definition of revealing for English Language Learners
: giving information about something that was not known before
: showing parts of the body that are usually hidden from view
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