covertly covertly  /koʊ ˈvɜrt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a covert manner

Usage(s):

  1. Wilson expresses no regret over using his power base in Washington to covertly funnel billions in arms through the CIA to the so-called freedom fighters.
  2. In the final analysis, we have adopted a policy that we will not try to influence the outcome of the upcoming Iraqi election by covertly helping individual candidates for office.
  3. Okah was covertly extradited from Angola in February and charged.

News

  1. Skokie podiatrist sentenced for taping showering wrestlers

    (AP) — A judge in western Michigan has sentenced a foot doctor from suburban Chicago to nine months in jail for covertly videotaping members of a community college wrestling team while they showered.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Crain's Chicago Business

  2. Doctor gets 9 months for videoing naked wrestlers

    MUSKEGON — A judge in western Michigan has sentenced a foot doctor from suburban Chicago to 9 months in jail for covertly videotaping members of a community college wrestling team while they showered.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Man gets probation for secret post-shower video

    A Wheaton man who admitted he covertly videotaped a teenage girl getting out of the shower last fall apologized profusely for the act Monday. Timothy M. Zak, 46, of 880 Johnstown Lane, was sentenced to 180 days in the Will County jail and four years of probation for child pornography and unlawful videotaping. Zak was arrested in October and pleaded guilty to the charges in January. Zak was ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Herald News

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