cover a multitude of sins

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cover a multitude of sins

To conceal things that are unattractive or problematic. I need to wear a girdle to cover a multitude of sins. New drywall will cover a multitude of sins in the kitchen.
See also: cover, multitude, of, sin

cover/hide a multitude of sins

  (humorous)
if something hides a multitude of sins, it prevents people from seeing or discovering something bad Big sweaters are warm and practical and they hide a multitude of sins.
See also: cover, multitude, of, sin