- 1 shroud something in something (of darkness, clouds, cloth, etc.) to cover or hide something The city was shrouded in mist. furniture shrouded in dust covers
- 2shroud something in something to hide information or keep it secret and mysterious His family background is shrouded in mystery.
NAmE//ʃraʊd//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shroud
he / she / it shrouds
past simple shrouded
-ing form shrouding