undercover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj undercover conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods "clandestine intelligence operations","cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines","hole-and-corner intrigue","secret missions","a secret agent","secret sales of arms","surreptitious mobilization of troops","an undercover investigation","underground resistance"
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Usage

In literature:

Sting boards, like other boards, are cheap to operate, very cheap by the standards of undercover police operations.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
We advanced to the river's bank undercover, and commenced firing on the boat.
"Autobiography of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk" by Black Hawk
Of course there were undercover agents on Zarathustra, hundreds of them.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
Where bad weather will interfere with air-drying, the cones must be dried undercover by artificial heat.
"Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest" by Edward Tyson Allen
They had surely had bad luck, he thought, but they were now undercover, had a fire, and food of a sort.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
He realized almost at once that such an unknown, undercover echelon would be a must.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Off came pantalets, waist and undercoverings, through the pure, cold water he waded.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Their mode of attack is to coerce you into exposing us for a group of undercover operators who are making supermen.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
I have a couple of undercovers at the University, and I'm trying to contact them.
"Ministry of Disturbance" by Henry Beam Piper
And he did not pause, nor allow Shann to do so, even when they were well undercover again.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
The Federation's undercover boys have been scanning the Devagas worlds and Tranest very closely of late, naturally.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
The Foundation has to maintain its undercover status if it is going to accomplish anything.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
Cashmere wool is a fine, downy undercovering, obtained by combing the fleece of a goat native to the Kashmir Valley in India.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
I've wanted this to be ultra-undercover.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
If he could get to the starting point, he could keep undercover easily enough.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
So I come here, but not come directly to room, because I think maybe better I stay undercover.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
Lots of things that went on undercover come out in the open.
"Thy Rocks and Rills" by Robert Ernest Gilbert
Is this like going undercover or something?
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
The Foundation has to maintain its undercover status if it is going to accomplish anything.
"Sense of Obligation" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
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In poetry:

Give but a grain of the heart's rich seed,
Confine some undercover,
And when love goes, bid him God-speed,
and find another lover.
"Song In Spite Of Myself" by Countee Cullen

In news:

The trail lead the station to a psychic shop on Southmore in Pasadena, where an undercover producer made an appointment for a reading.
Cars come within feet of hitting this undercover Eau Claire police officer trying to cross the street.
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill star as undercover cops assigned to work in schools.
That girl turned out to be an undercover Waukesha County sheriff's deputy.
A KRQE News 13 undercover investigation into popular.
When authorities go undercover and pose as children or young teens online, they always seem to attract an ample supply of men interested in having sex with them.
Undercover agents say they arrested Francisco Lopez for operating a business without the proper license.
Smith & Wesson's M&P9 Shield has been designed for civilian concealed carry, but is also an excellent undercover or off-duty weapon.
Undercover and uniformed officers have been assigned to buses and subways.
A cop and criminal go undercover in " The Departed ," in 2006, to learn about the other organization's plans.
Undercover investigators posing as students interested in enrolling at 15 for-profit colleges found that.
Episode 2 "Undercover Boss ".
I think we've been receiving more blog comments about "Undercover Boss " lately, than any other program we air right now.
Mitchell Modell on 'Undercover Boss '.
One man is back in custody in Bryan County on meth charges after an undercover operation by local drug agents.
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