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cover story

cover story

 
pronunciation:
kuh vr sto ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a magazine article featured in the picture or headlines on the magazine's cover.
definition 2: (informal) a fictitious identity, purpose, or the like used to provide a plausible explanation for and conceal one's actual activities; alibi.