revealing


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re·veal·ing

 (rĭ-vē′lĭng)
adj.
1. Providing knowledge, as about a person's life, that was previously unknown or considered intimate: a revealing biography.
2. Exposing more body skin to view than usual: a revealing gown.

re·veal′ing·ly adv.

revealing

(rɪˈviːlɪŋ)
adj
1. of significance or import: a very revealing experience.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) showing or designed to show more of the body than is usual or conventional: a revealing costume.
reˈvealingly adv
reˈvealingness n

re•veal•ing

(rɪˈvi lɪŋ)
adj.
1. giving information or insight, esp. of a striking or significant nature, about something previously concealed or private.
2. exposing parts of the body that are usu. covered: a revealing dress.
[1925–30]
re•veal′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revealing - the speech act of making something evidentrevealing - the speech act of making something evident
tattle, singing, telling - disclosing information or giving evidence about another
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
display - behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
divulgement, divulgence - the act of disclosing something that was secret or private
discovery - something that is discovered
discovery - (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case
giveaway - an unintentional disclosure
informing, ratting - to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
news leak, leak - unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
exposure - the disclosure of something secret; "they feared exposure of their campaign plans"
Adj.1.revealing - disclosing unintentionally; "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down"
informatory, informative - providing or conveying information
2.revealing - showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing"
concealing - covering or hiding; "the concealing darkness"; "concealing curtains prevented discovery"
Translations
كاشِف
odhalující
leleplezõ
afhjúpandi
odhaľujúci
gözler önüne seren

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] ADJ (gen) → revelador

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] adj
[remark, comment, passage, insight] → révélateur/trice

revealing

adj
aufschlussreich; insight alsoverräterisch
material, skirt etcviel zeigend; dress, neckline alsooffenherzig (hum)

revealing

[rɪˈviːlɪŋ] adj (remarks, action) → rivelatore/trice; (dress) → scollato/a

reveal

(rəˈviːl) verb
1. to make known. All their secrets have been revealed.
2. to show; to allow to be seen. He scraped away the top layer of paint from the picture, revealing an earlier painting underneath.
reˈvealing adjective
allowing or causing something to be known or seen. a revealing statement.
References in classic literature ?
I can't make it more clear; it's only something which I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.
For three minutes or more he was seen swimming like a dog, throwing his long arms straight out before him, and by turns revealing his brawny shoulders through the freezing foam.
Looking over the side, they saw the before lifeless head throbbing and heaving just below the surface of the sea, as if that moment seized with some momentous idea; whereas it was only the poor Indian unconsciously revealing by those struggles the perilous depth to which he had sunk.
Presently a revealing thought flashed through Tom's mind, and he exclaimed:
While on their way, they would make the dense old woods, for miles around, reverberate with their wild songs, revealing at once the highest joy and the deepest sadness.
This ruddy shine issued from the great dining-room, whose two-leaved door stood open, and showed a genial fire in the grate, glancing on marble hearth and brass fire-irons, and revealing purple draperies and polished furniture, in the most pleasant radiance.
We had nearly finished, and the two young people prudently shifted wider asunder, so I anticipated no further disturbance during that sitting: when Joseph appeared at the door, revealing by his quivering lip and furious eyes that the outrage committed on his precious shrubs was detected.
She saw another open green door, revealing bushes and pathways between beds containing winter vegetables.
Charles Darnay had yesterday pleaded Not Guilty to an indictment denouncing him (with infinite jingle and jangle) for that he was a false traitor to our serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, prince, our Lord the King, by reason of his having, on divers occasions, and by divers means and ways, assisted Lewis, the French King, in his wars against our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth; that was to say, by coming and going, between the dominions of our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, and those of the said French Lewis, and wickedly, falsely, traitorously, and otherwise evil-adverbiously, revealing to the said French Lewis what forces our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, had in preparation to send to Canada and North America.
At last it came, revealing a landscape blind with snow.
At the same moment the walls of the room expanded and opened out, revealing a golden throne covered with jewels.
Nathless, such great shooting could not pass without revealing the archers.