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).
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- 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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Mr Dalmau said the government should abandon the project, which he described as a veiled attempt at water privatisation, in favour of more sustainable alternatives.
(Not just in veiled terms, either -- with a Japanese and an American war vet thrown into one of his twilit scenarios.)
Gray also managed to work in veiled swipes at Jason Chaffetz and Ron Moten.
Washington's letters to Le Mayeur were written in veiled language, never directly mentioning dental work or dentures, probably because of his embarrassment over the previously intercepted letter.
One part of Chinese culture seldom discussed, even closely veiled is its sexual customs.
Implying terrorist ties to Obama, albeit very veiled, is still a bit of a smear tactic.
His ten lane Highway running from Canada to Mexico, his plan to combine Mexico and Canada with the United States was all done in the shadows veiled from the American public and the Honest Lawmakers, he managed to commit treason by giving our Nuclear technology to India.
A train is passing on a viaduct; a man carrying a large packagewith an expression of veiled menaceseems to be approaching the photographer.
“If I understand correctly, you are making what is known as a veiled reference in a sexual context.”
But we failed to get her identified as the veiled woman who had visited the house in Grosvenor Gardens.