Meaning of cover-up

cov•er-up

Pronunciation: (kuv'ur-up"), [key]
— n.
  1. any action, stratagem, or other means of concealing or preventing investigation or exposure.
  2. any of various women's garments, as loose blouses, jump suits, caftans, or sarongs, worn over a swimsuit, exercise clothing, or the like.
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