Definitions for undercoverˌʌn dərˈkʌv ər, ˈʌn dərˌkʌv-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground(adj)

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

Wiktionary

  1. undercover(Noun)

    A person who works undercover.

  2. undercover(Adjective)

    Performed or happening in secret.

  3. undercover(Adjective)

    Employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation.

Freebase

  1. Undercover operation

    To go "undercover" is to avoid detection by the entity one is observing, and especially to disguise one's own identity or use an assumed identity for the purposes of gaining the trust of an individual or organization to learn or confirm confidential information or to gain the trust of targeted individuals in order to gather information or evidence. Traditionally, it is a technique employed by law enforcement agencies or private investigators, and a person who works in such a role is commonly referred to as an undercover agent.


Translations for undercover

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • heimlichGerman
  • μυστικός, αφανής, μυστικός πράκτορας, κρυφόςGreek
  • encubiertoSpanish
  • vakoilu, salainenFinnish
  • secret, clandestin, agent secretFrench
  • clandestinoItalian

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