uncloak

verb
un·cloak | \ ˌən-ˈklōk \
uncloaked; uncloaking; uncloaks

Definition of uncloak 

transitive verb

1 : to remove a cloak or cover from

2 : reveal, unmask uncloak an impostor

intransitive verb

: to take off a cloak

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of uncloak in a Sentence

uncloaked the latest plan for improvements to the state capitol investigative reporters uncloaked the real estate tycoon, revealing him to be nothing more than a slumlord

Recent Examples on the Web

Fourth- and fifth-grade students from Federal Hill Preparatory School counted down as a maintenance crew uncloaked the machine to reveal two massive, brown googly eyes. Lauren Lumpkin, baltimoresun.com, "Captain Trash Wheel reports for duty at Masonville Cove in South Baltimore," 5 June 2018 But by threading the needle, Cassini has allowed scientists to untangle them, telling them about the mass, and therefore age, of the rings — and uncloaking Saturn's interior. Paul Voosen, Science | AAAS, "After a dive into Saturn, Cassini spacecraft melts into history," 15 Sep. 2017 The Senate has not uncloaked a bill GOP leaders worked on behind closed doors, although it is expected to be released Thursday, with a vote as soon as next week. Stephen Koff, cleveland.com, "Ohioans protest healthcare bill with sit-in at Sen. Rob Portman's Washington office," 21 June 2017 Only if a match were made would a computer alert each side to uncloak the record and probe further. Associated Press, WIRED, "Mine Data not Details," 17 June 2006

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'uncloak.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of uncloak

1574, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 2

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about uncloak

Dictionary Entries near uncloak

unclinch

unclip

unclipped

uncloak

unclog

uncloister

uncloned

Statistics for uncloak

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for uncloak

The first known use of uncloak was in 1574

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on uncloak

See words that rhyme with uncloak

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for uncloak

Comments on uncloak

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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!