undercover


undercover
undercover (adj.) 1854, "sheltered," from UNDER (Cf. under) + COVER (Cf. cover) (n.). Sense of "operating secretly" attested from 1920.

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  • undercover — ☆ undercover [un΄dər kuv′ər ] adj. acting or carried out in secret [undercover work as a spy] …   English World dictionary

  • undercover — index cache (hiding place), clandestine, collusive, confidential, covert, furtive, hidden, mysterious …   Law dictionary

  • Undercover — Undercover[agent],der:⇨Ermittler …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • undercover — [adj] secret, spy clandestine, concealed, confidential, covert, creep, furtive, hidden, hole and corner*, hush hush*, incognito*, intelligence, on the QT*, private, stealth, stealthy, sub rosa*, surreptitious, underground, underhand, underneath,… …   New thesaurus

  • undercover — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ involving secret work for investigation or espionage …   English terms dictionary

  • Undercover — This article is about the investigatory practice. For other uses, see Undercover (disambiguation). Undercover agent and Plain clothes redirect here. For the 1939 film, see Undercover Agent (film). For other uses, see Plain clothes… …   Wikipedia

  • undercover — un|der|cov|er [ˌʌndəˈkʌvə US dərˈkʌvər] adj [only before noun] undercover work is done secretly by the police in order to catch criminals or find out information ▪ an undercover investigation undercover policeman/cop/agent etc ▪ undercover… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undercover — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)kʌ̱və(r)[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Undercover work involves secretly obtaining information for the government or the police. ...an undercover operation designed to catch drug smugglers. ...undercover FBI agents. ...undercover reporters. ADV …   English dictionary

  • Undercover X — Infobox Film name = Undercover X image size = caption = Undercover X director = Scott Shaw producer = Scott Shaw Hae Won Shin writer = Scott Shaw Richard Magram narrator = starring = Scott Shaw Richard Magram Hae Won Shin Reiko Satoshi Nakagawa… …   Wikipedia


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