veiled

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adjective \ˈvāld\

Definition of veiled

  1. 1 a :  having or wearing a veil or a concealing cover <a veiled hat> b :  characterized by a softening tonal distortion

  2. 2 :  obscured as if by a veil :  disguised <veiled threats>

Examples of veiled in a sentence

  1. She looked at him with barely veiled contempt.

  2. The report makes veiled references to his criminal activities.

14th Century

First Known Use of veiled

14th century


VEILED Defined for English Language Learners

veiled

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adjective \ˈvāld\

Definition of veiled for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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