Definition of veil
Idioms about veil
Origin of veil
OTHER WORDS FROM veilveilless, adjectiveveillike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH veilvale, veil
Words nearby veil
How to use veil in a sentence
I’ve asked for records and gotten stonewalled behind the veil of public safety.Lessons From the Year in Surveillance Tech Debacles|Jesse Marx|December 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The boy, whose face is covered by a semi-transparent veil, carries a lamb.
There is a veil of shame and myth regarding the use of cannabis.Myths and Shame Shouldn’t Guide Cannabis Regulations|John Bertsch|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In her book, Western Representations of the Muslim Woman, Moja Kahf traces one of the first discussions of the veil in western fiction to the novel Don Quixote.We Are All Niqabis Now: Coronavirus Masks Reveal Hypocrisy Of Face Covering Bans|LGBTQ-Editor|April 29, 2020|No Straight News
Because one feature of contempt, it strikes me, is that there’s a little bit of a veil of secrecy over it.What Does Covid-19 Mean for Cities (and Marriages)? (Ep. 410)|Stephen J. Dubner|March 26, 2020|Freakonomics
Mrs. Kouachi works at a nursery and has worn the veil since she made the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2008.
No piece of cloth throughout history has sparked more controversy as the veil.
The Arab women wore their colored hejabs, and the non-Muslim women dressed modestly and without a veil.
If users want to send naughty photos with a veil of privacy, opt for the pixilated shower door filter.Swipe Right For Sex: Mixxxer Is Tinder for the Porn Star Set|Aurora Snow|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Watching a woman in a white dress and veil realize she just married the wrong person should be reality TV gold.
Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
As you neared it, however, the watery veil seemed flung over them, like the foamy tulle over a bride.
As I receded, the watery veil would disappear, and as I approached it would again take form.
No Jewish historian nor scientist mentioned the rending of the veil of the temple, nor the rising of the saints from the dead.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for veil (1 of 2)
Derived forms of veilveiler, nounveilless, adjectiveveil-like, adjective
Word Origin for veil
British Dictionary definitions for veil (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for veil
Other Idioms and Phrases with veil
see draw a veil over.