uncloak

play
verb un·cloak \ˌən-ˈklōk\

Definition of uncloak

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to remove a cloak or cover from

  3. 2 :  reveal, unmask uncloak an impostor

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to take off a cloak

Examples of uncloak in a sentence

  1. uncloaked the latest plan for improvements to the state capitol

  2. investigative reporters uncloaked the real estate tycoon, revealing him to be nothing more than a slumlord

Circa 1598

First Known Use of uncloak

circa 1598



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up uncloak? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!