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 in a sentence
She looked at him with barely veiled contempt.
The report makes veiled references to his criminal activities.
First Known Use of veiled
VEILED Defined for English Language Learners
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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