Definitions for revealingrɪˈvi lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•veal•ingrɪˈvi lɪŋ(adj.)

  1. giving information or insight, esp. of a striking or significant nature, about something previously concealed or private.

  2. exposing parts of the body that are usu. covered:

    a revealing dress.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disclosure, revelation, revealing(adj)

    the speech act of making something evident

  2. revealing, telling, telltale(a)(adj)

    disclosing unintentionally

    "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"

  3. revealing(adj)

    showing or making known

    "her dress was scanty and revealing"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. revealing(adjective)ɪvˈilɪŋ

    (of clothing) showing a lot of your body

    a revealing dress

  2. revealingɪvˈilɪŋ

    showing the truth or real facts

    Body language can be very revealing.; data that is revealing and informative


  1. revealing(Adjective)

    Of clothing: allowing to see more than is usual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revealing

    of Reveal


  1. Revealing

    Revealing is an album by American guitarist James Blood Ulmer featuring George Adams, Cecil McBee, and Doug Hammond recorded in 1977 and released on the In + Out label. The album marks the first recording by the guitarist but was not wideley issued outside Europe before 1990.

Translations for revealing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


allowing or causing something to be known or seen

a revealing statement.

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