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cloak-and-dagger

[ klohk-uh n-dag-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF cloak-and-dagger

Synonyms for cloak-and-dagger

  • clandestine
  • covert
  • hugger-mugger
  • hush-hush
  • intriguing
  • mysterious
  • quiet
  • secret
  • sly
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • surreptitious
  • undercover
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Antonyms for cloak-and-dagger

  • aboveboard
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOAK-AND-DAGGER

Joe said politely: “I heard there was cloak-and-dagger stuff going on.”

You risked your life on cloak-and-dagger missions; let the shore-bound fancy dans do the drudgery.

It has been said of Time, earlier in these pages, the cloak-and-dagger sort he is, that stalks and pounces.

He climbed out, standing alongside the bed in his shorts, wondering at the Colonel's cloak-and-dagger approach.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CLOAK-AND-DAGGER

clandestine

adjectivesecret, sly

huggermugger

adjectivesecret
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