from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Covered with a veil: the veiled head of a bride.
  • adj. Concealed or disguised as if with a veil: "slur-footed ironies, veiled jokes, tiptoe malices” ( Edith Wharton).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Hidden, such as by a veil.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of veil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered by, or as by, a veil; hidden.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. muted or unclear
  • adj. having or as if having a veil or concealing cover


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