Simple Definition of veiled
: having or wearing a veil
: able to be seen or understood but not openly shown or stated : expressed in a way that is not clear and direct
Full Definition of veiled
1 a : having or wearing a veil or a concealing cover <a veiled hat> b : characterized by a softening tonal distortion
2 : obscured as if by a veil : disguised <veiled threats>
Examples of veiled
She looked at him with barely veiled contempt.
The report makes veiled references to his criminal activities.
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