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cloak

cloak

 
 
pronunciation:
klok
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, loose outer garment that drapes around one's shoulders and has no sleeves.
The wizard wore a black velvet cloak that nearly touched the floor.
synonyms:
cape, capote, cope, mantle
similar words:
aba, burnoose, mantelet, mantelletta, pelisse, poncho, robe, tabard
definition 2: something that conceals or envelops.
He went about in a cloak of mystery.
synonyms:
mantle, shroud, veil
similar words:
blind, cloud, cover, disguise, lid, mask
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cloaked, cloaking, cloaks
definition: to conceal or cover with or as if with a cloak.
He cloaked his thoughts in silence.They were cloaked against the cold.
synonyms:
disguise, mantle, shroud, veil
antonyms:
uncloak
similar words:
cloud, conceal, cover, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, mask, obscure, occult, wrap
derivation: cloakless (adj.)