Definition of cloak-and-dagger in English:

cloak-and-dagger

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adjective

Involving or characterized by mystery, intrigue, or espionage: a cloak-and-dagger operation
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  • Part of the misperception today stems from the cloak-and-dagger intrigue so prevalent in pop culture's version of international police work.
  • So what did this man do to merit a cloak-and-dagger operation estimated to have cost close to £1m?
  • Exactly how cloak-and-dagger are the secret prisons?

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into Italian into Spanish
Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something