Definition of veiled
1a : having or wearing a veil or a concealing cover a veiled hatb : 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.
Recent Examples of veiled from the Web
None of Pollini's pacific offerings had, however, light, veiled or relaxed tone.
Mahomes’ gunslinger tendencies have also elicited both veiled and direct comparisons to Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre.
The blog post, from Cravendale’s site, is thinly veiled publicity, but offers some interesting tidbits about milk.
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First Known Use of veiled
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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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