cloak definition

  • noun:
    • A loose external garment, like a cape.
    • something which covers or conceals: a cloak of secrecy.
    • a lengthy exterior apparel worn over the shoulders since the back; a cape, usually with a hood.
    • A blanket-like covering, usually metaphorical.
    • A text replacement an IRC user's hostname or internet protocol address, making the consumer less recognizable.
    • A loose external garment, extending from neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It really is more than a cape, and is used both by guys and also by females.
    • That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; a justification; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover.
    • precisely, a loose exterior apparel without sleeves, donned by either intercourse as a protection through the weather: today frequently used, though mistakenly, for a sleeved exterior place worn by females.
    • Figuratively, what conceals; a cover; a disguise or pretext; a justification; a good pretense.
    • In mollusks, identical to mantle or pallium.
    • whatever addresses or conceals
    • a loose outer apparel
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for or conceal with or just as if with a cloak. See Synonyms at clothe, disguise, hide1.
    • To cover with, or much like, a cloak; therefore, to disguise or hide.
  • verb:
    • To cover just like a cloak.
    • To make hidden via futuristic technology.
    • address with or as if with a cloak
    • cover just as if with clothing
    • conceal under a false look
  • others:
    • to pay for with or just like a cloak.
    • Figuratively, to full cover up; conceal; conceal.
    • Synonyms to cover up, conceal, mask, address, veil, display screen.
    • To intrigue; hold secret council.

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