Definition of cover up in English:

cover up

Translate cover up into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1cover something up, cover up somethingPut something on top of or in front of something in order to protect or conceal it.

    • ‘her husband had covered up his bald patch’
    put something on top of, place something over, place under cover
    1. 1.1Put on more clothes.
      • ‘they urged people to cover up, as frostbite can develop within minutes’
      conceal, hide
  • 2cover something up, cover up somethingTry to hide the fact of illegal or illicit activity.

    • ‘the prime minister was accused of trying to cover up the scandal’
    conceal, hide