Definition of cloak-and-dagger in English:

cloak-and-dagger

Syllabification: cloak-and-dag·ger

adjective

  • Involving or characteristic of 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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