1. a plausible account used to excuse the presence of a spy

2. any alibi
That was probably just cover story they tried to give me.
by The Return of Light Joker March 17, 2010
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When your crush finds out you like him/her, so you make a big story of why it isn't true.
Your friend: Didn't he find out you like him?
You: Yea, but I just told him my cover story instead. He doesn't know anymore.
by Ms. What Zit Tooya April 27, 2019
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Being so popular you are on the cover of a magazine
Fallout boy was nobody, but by fall they were a cover story
by Stevearino November 2, 2007
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