covert covert  /ˈkoʊ vərt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
  2. (n) a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  3. (n) a flock of coots
  4. (adj) (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The covert operations of the secret service resulted in the loss of innocent lives.
  2. To carry out covert operations needs a lot of training and technical support.
  3. Emboldened by lack of political will to curb terrorist violence, the so-called sleeper cells intermittently come alive and carry on with their covert operations.

News

  1. Homeland's Zuleikha Robinson Joins Covert Affairs

    Zuleikha Robinson is hopping from one CIA drama to another: The Homeland actress has landed a recurring role on the upcoming season of Covert Affairs, TVGuide.comhas learned.Who are your favorite TV crime fighters?Robinson will make her debut in the ninth episode as ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  2. Campbell will temporarily head Covert schools

    COVERT - Former Lakeshore school district Superintendent Gary Campbell will serve as interim schools superintendent for the Covert district.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Herald-Palladium

  3. 'PaleoJoe' to visit Covert library

    COVERT - The Covert Branch Library, 33680 M-140, will host "PaleoJoe" Kchodl at 3:30 p.m. Friday as part of their Dig Into Reading summer program.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Herald-Palladium

Quotes

  • "The Iranian government has more to explain about its nuclear intentions and past actions, especially the covert nuclear weapons program pursued into the fall of 2003, which the Iranian regime has yet to acknowledge," Bush said.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CNNMoney.com

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