Origin of cloak-and-dagger
Examples from the Web for cloak-and-dagger
But there is something to be learned by the cloak-and-dagger world from Yousef and Ben Yitzhak.
He went on to say that he was the intended target because of all his cloak-and-dagger work inside Iran.Georgetown Socialite Viola Drath Killed by Assassin, Husband Claims|Sandra McElwaine|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Plame, the cloak-and-dagger CIA veteran, took a slightly different position.
It has been said of Time, earlier in these pages, the cloak-and-dagger sort he is, that stalks and pounces.This Freedom|A. S. M. Hutchinson
He climbed out, standing alongside the bed in his shorts, wondering at the Colonel's cloak-and-dagger approach.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
You risked your life on cloak-and-dagger missions; let the shore-bound fancy dans do the drudgery.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
Joe said politely: “I heard there was cloak-and-dagger stuff going on.”Space Platform|Murray Leinster