con·​cealed kən-ˈsēld How to pronounce concealed (audio)
: kept out of sight or hidden from view
carrying a concealed weapon
… displayed a critical tone toward the justices of their era that combined theoretical dismay with barely concealed contempt.Jeffrey Rosen

Word History

First Known Use

1558, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of concealed was in 1558

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Cite this Entry

“Concealed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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