Definition of veiled adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//veɪld//
    ; NAmE NAmE//veɪld//
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  1. 1not expressed directly or clearly because you do not want your meaning to be obvious a thinly veiled threat She made a veiled reference to his past mistakes.
  2. 2wearing a veil a mysterious veiled woman
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