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cloak - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'cloak' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Cloak [ n.]
- A loose outer garment, extending from the neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It is longer than a cape, and is worn both by men and by women.
- That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover.
2 . Cloak [ v. t.]
- To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal.

Meaning of 'cloak' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . cloak [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cover with or as if with a cloak
Example in sentence:
  • cloaked monks
Meaning (2):
- hide under a false appearance
Example in sentence:
  • He masked his disappointment
Meaning (3):
- cover as if with clothing
Example in sentence:
  • the mountain was clothed in tropical trees