October 24, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
veil /ˈveɪl/ noun

plural veils

Bride wearing a veil
Bride wearing a veil
Learner's definition of VEIL


1 : a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face

  • a bridal veil

2 : something that covers or hides something else

  • Veils of moss draped the trees.

  • The veil of secrecy was lifted. [=the secret was made known]

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