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Verb: cover up
  1. Hide from view or knowledge
    "The President covered up the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House";
    - cover, paper over
Noun: cover-up  'kú-vu,rúp
  1. Concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public
    "some officers refused to take part in the cover-up"

Derived forms: cover-ups, covered up, covers up, covering up

Type of: conceal, concealing, concealment, hide, hiding

Encyclopedia: Cover up