WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
cloak nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clothing)mantello, manto nm
cloak vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (hide)coprire, ammantare vtr
  nascondere vtr
 
Additional Translations
cloak nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (concealing)  (figurato)cappa nf
   (figurato)manto nm
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
cloak yourself in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be concealed)nascondersi v rif
 Cloak yourself in darkness and sneak in the back way.
 Nasconditi lì al buio e scappa dalla porta posteriore.
cloak yourself in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (have an air of)  (figurato)circondarsi vrif
 Sarah liked to cloak herself in an air of mystery, but that just covered up the fact that she was usually clueless.
 A Sarah piace circondarsi in un'aria di mistero, ma in realtà lo fa per mascherare la sua insicurezza.
cloak-and-dagger adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (mysterious, furtive, sinister)  (romanzi, film)di spionaggio loc agg
 It was a great cloak-and-dagger novel; nobody was what they first seemed.
 Era un grande romanzo di spionaggio: nessuno era veramente ciò che sembrava all'inizio.
under the cloak of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (being protected by)dietro il paravento di qlcs
 The candidate accused her opponent of pursuing his own interests under the cloak of patriotism.
 La candidata accusò il suo avversario di perseguire i propri interessi dietro il paravento del patriottismo.
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