under cover of anonymity

Definition of under cover of anonymity

  1. :  with the understanding that one's name will not be revealed an official speaking to a reporter under cover of anonymity

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

coverplay
  1. :  to guard from attack

    :  to have within the range of one's guns :  command

    :  to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. :  something that protects, shelters, or guards: such as

    :  natural shelter for an animal

    :  the factors that provide such shelter

anonymityplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being anonymous

    :  one that is anonymous


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