Definition of "revealing" []

  • Permitting an elucidating glimpse or a perception of something intimate or concealed: a very revealing biography; a revealing gown. (adjective)
  • Of significance or import (adjective)

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  • Showing or designed to show more of the body than is usual or conventional (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "revealing" in a sentence
  • "This coming rests and moves freely within what we call revealing [das Entbergen]."
  • "Foodstuffs containing medicinal herbs already require a label revealing the country of origin, but this is the first time that the regulations will be expanded to cover herbal medicines used to treat a variety of health problems."
  • "Aregbesola in a statement by his Director of Media, Mr Gbenga Fayemiwo, said Forty's death will not prevent the tendering of his findings which he described as revealing before the tribunal."