Meaning of cloak-and-dagger

cloak-and-dag•ger

Pronunciation: (klōk'un-dag'ur), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or dealing in espionage or intrigue, esp. of a romantic or dramatic kind.
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