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Definitions of covert

  1. a flock of coots Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A place that protects or shelters; a thicket; shelter for game. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A place that covers or affords protection. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A hiding-place, as a thicket. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. A place which cover and shelters. Femme covert, a married woman. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. A place which covers or shelters; a defence; a shady place; a thicket; a hiding-place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. The feathers covering the bases of the quills in birds. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  8. secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. of a wife; under the protection of her husband Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. Under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. One of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. of Bird. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Concealed; disguised; secret. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Covered: concealed: secret. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Covertly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Hid; secret. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. Covered; concealed; sheltered; under protection. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. Concealed; private; secret; disguised; insidious; under protection. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for covert

  1. Chacherre flung the words in a sneer, but with a covert glance at Gramont. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  2. Nevertheless, the covert amusement in his voice and in the eyes that looked after his wife, set even Caroline's experienced teeth on edge. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
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