[kləʊk] or [klok]
(noun.) a loose outer garment.
(noun.) anything that covers or conceals.
(verb.) cover with or as if with a cloak; 'cloaked monks'.
(n.) A loose outer garment, extending from the neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It is longer than a cape, and is worn both by men and by women.
(n.) That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover.
(v. t.) To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal.
n. . Mantle.. Mask, veil, cover, blind.
v. a. Mask, hide, veil, cover.
SYN:Conceal, disguise, mask, veil, hide, cover, palliate, screen, mitigate,extenuate
ANT:Exhibit, propound, promulge, portray, aggravate, expose, demonstrate, reveal
n. a loose outer garment: a covering: that which conceals: a disguise pretext.—v.t. to clothe with a cloak: to cover: to conceal.—ns. Cloak′-bag (obs.) a portmanteau; Cloak′-room a room set apart for keeping cloaks coats hats &c. at a theatre railway station &c.
- Mr. Wopsle in a comprehensive black cloak, being descried entering at the turnpike, the gravedigger was admonished in a friendly way, Look out! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- She masked her hatred of her husband under the cloak of a mother's solicitude for her son's future. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Send me a large cloak: a good warm one: for it is bitter cold. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- It is thought the friendly visit was only the cloak of a bloody conspiracy. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Mrs. Bagnet gathers up her cloak to wipe her eyes on in a very genuine manner, How could you do it? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- I bent over the body, and took in my hand the edge of his cloak, less altered in appearance than the human frame it clothed. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- A gentleman had done this good turn, and nowcovering her with his cloak, advanced to restore her to the house whence he had seen her issue. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- But let me see thee use the dress and costume of thy English ancestry--no short cloaks, no gay bonnets, no fantastic plumage in my decent household. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- From amongst these cloaks, and behind that curtain, the Nun was said to issue. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Here,--how is it men put on cloaks, George? 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- In a corner was a heap of coats and boat-cloaks, and a flag, all bundled up together. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- One use they put it to was the waterproofing of their cloaks. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- When used as linings of cloaks the black tuft from the tail is sewed to the skin at irregular distances. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- In Heaven's name, said he, to what purpose serve these abridged cloaks? 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- He heard a rustling on his left hand, a cloaked figure with an upturned face appeared at the base of the Barrow, and Clym descended. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- A few sumptuously-cloaked ladies were already gathered in the marble vestibule, and in the coat-room he found Van Alstyne and Gus Trenor. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- Hastily cloaked and muffled, and stealing away. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- The persons who attended on the feast were masked and cloaked. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- This charge of necromancy is right often used for cloaking evil practices on our people. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.