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.
by DKD December 31, 2014
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
by Chocolate donut January 15, 2017
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
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
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
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
A sheet, blanket, throw, comforter that is used to protect oneself from coldness. It can also be used just to cuddle with.
Pass me that cover please.
by Ms. Bouvier October 19, 2003