What does revealing mean?

Definitions for revealingrɪˈvi lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word revealing.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. revealing(Adjective)

    Of clothing: allowing to see more than is usual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revealing

    of Reveal

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revealing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revealing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

  2. Julian Assange:

    The documents themselves are revealing, but also the government/state reactions to the releases are revealing also.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    God could cause us considerable embarrassment by revealing all the secrets of nature to us we should not know what to do for sheer apathy and boredom.

  4. Demetrius Freeman:

    That's really what I love to do -- just capturing someone's character in one frame, i find it very character-revealing. It's very subtle. And l love that.

  5. James Thurber:

    The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people--that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.

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