Pronunciation: (kuv'ur-up"), [key]
1. any action, stratagem, or other means of concealing or preventing investigation or exposure.
2. Also,cov'er•up".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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