Meaning of cloak

cloak

Pronunciation: (klōk), [key]
— n.
  1. a loose outer garment, as a cape or coat.
  2. something that covers or conceals; disguise; pretense: He conducts his affairs under a cloak of secrecy.
—v.t.
  1. to cover with or as if with a cloak: She arrived at the opera cloaked in green velvet.
  2. to hide; conceal: The mission was cloaked in mystery.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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