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Englisch - Englisch
Marked by menacing furtive secrecy, often with a melodramatic tint or espionage involved

Israel wages cloak-and-dagger war on Iran — headline, The Age, February 18, 2009 by Philip Sherwell and Dina Kraft.

A cloak-and-dagger activity is one which involves mystery and secrecy. She was released from prison in a cloak and dagger operation yesterday. very secret and mysterious, and usually involving the work of spies
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"
type of adventure movie or book based on espionage; situation that involves espionage or secrecy; situation when people act in a very secret way when not actually necessary
involving secrecy and mystery; full of secrecy and intrigue; clandestine





    (adjective.) 1860. First attested 1840, from French de cape et d’épée, “the cloak and the sword”, the French term referred to a genre of drama in which the main characters wore cloaks and had swords. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used the “cloak and sword” term in 1840, whereas Charles Dickens preferred “cloak and dagger” a year later.

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