veiled: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vāld), [key]
— adj.
  1. having a veil: a veiled hat.
  2. covered or concealed by, or as if by, a veil: a veiled woman.
  3. not openly or directly expressed; masked; disguised; hidden; obscure: a veiled threat.
  4. lacking clarity or distinctness: veiled sounds; a veiled image.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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