[ UK /ˌʌndəkˈʌvɐ/ ]
[ US /ˌəndɝˈkəvɝ/ ]
  1. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    clandestine intelligence operations
    cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    secret sales of arms
    a secret agent
    an undercover investigation
    hole-and-corner intrigue
    surreptitious mobilization of troops
    secret missions
    underground resistance
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How To Use undercover In A Sentence

  • It would take a mind working on a very different level to consider the sentence being for four sales of pot to an undercover narc at an area high school.
  • The main concern of his 300 undercover police spies had always been sniffing out political enemies of the revolutionary government. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity
  • Undercover cops set up a stall and posed as market traders to catch a gang of mobile phone thieves.
  • THE man who went undercover in an attempt to expose the bung culture in English football was keeping a low profile again yesterday. Times, Sunday Times
  • She pleaded guilty to offering to supply heroin to undercover police officers.
  • His scam ran for three years, ending in September 2001, after a sting conducted by undercover police.
  • As a black man going undercover in whiteface, he investigates this secret world with laughable results.
  • Undercover officers found drug-making equipment used to impregnate paper with LSD.
  • A burglar alarm went off, prompting the arrival of officers who detained the two undercover cops. The Sun
  • We usually handle this by following up in undercover capacities, which is to say we may be posting as clients and or service providers. Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News
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