Definition of 'cover up'

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Trying to cover up his slip of the tongue, he added, `Would you mind staying here with Robyn till I come back? Wilson, Bob GING GANG GOOLIE IT'S AN ALIEN (1988)From what she could learn, the fire at the mine had been an accident and not a cover-up. Lawson, Jonell ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH (2001)There mustn't even be the slightest hint of a cover-up, of special treatment. Peter Robinson AFTERMATH (2001)Whatever Bondougou was doing for him, and I only knew of that one cover-up some months ago, he was taking some heavy cream. Robert Wilson A DARKENING STAIN (2001)

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Used Occasionally. cover-up is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'cover up'

British English: cover-up NOUN
A cover-up is an attempt to hide a crime or mistake.
The general denied there'd been any cover-up.
  • American English: cover-up
  • Brazilian Portuguese: encobrimento dos fatos
  • Chinese: 掩盖对罪行、错误的
  • European Spanish: encubrimiento
  • French: tentative pour étouffer une affaireN
  • German: Vertuschung
  • Italian: occultamento
  • Japanese: もみ消し
  • Korean: 은폐
  • European Portuguese: encobrimento dos factos
  • Latin American Spanish: encubrimiento


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