Cover version - Wikipedia: "In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a contemporary or previously recorded, commercially"
He's covering Ed Sheeran.
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When an lgbt person's best friend acts as their girlfriend/ boyfriend if theyre not out yet
Girl: I'm not really Josh's girlfriend im just covering so people don't suspect he's gay
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A cover version of a cover version. When song C is clearly an uninspired version of song B which may or may not be an unspired version of song A.

In some people's book, a sin.
A: "Dude, your playlist is entirely made up of lame ass cover-covers of that old Tears for Fears song. Are you trying for emo kid of the year or what?"

B: "What are you talking about?!? Donnie Darko is awesome!"
by canonlibel February 23, 2010
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A version of a song that is done by another band than the original.A band can cover another band's song.
"The Bloodhound Gang covers "Its Tricky" by Run-DMC."
by Jay A April 26, 2003
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The price you pay to gain access to a club/bar/venue
Bro, can you spot me $5 for the cover?
by matt October 25, 2003
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To help someone out by
1) filling in,
2) backup their excuse
3) going along with their lie,
cosign for them, corroborate
their story
4) provide supporting firepower for
them in a shootout {Hollywood}
I got a hot date, can you cover my shift on Friday night?

He told his mom that he'd been at my house all night. I covered for him.

Cover my back, I'm goin' in!!!
by mandingoe January 19, 2005
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To put a front on something to hide it.
"The robbers covered up the crime scene really well"
by Kim October 16, 2003
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