covert[ adjective koh-vert, kuhv-ert; noun kuhv-ert, koh-vert ]SEE DEFINITION OF covert
Synonyms for covert
- sub rosa
- under wraps
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COVERT
There was covert insinuation of suspicion, albeit a kindly one, in the man's voice.
He shot her a covert glance—causelessly, for her naiveté was flawless.
Mr. Bentham discreetly ignored the covert threat in Wrayson's words.
After skirting the covert, she turned homewards by a pathway through the trees.
Bertignac was suspected of a covert satire on the authorities.
By what reprisals should he resent this covert impertinence?
No, no,” Tom Tulk agreed, with a covert little sneer and grin; “not you.
"Wheel them to my house, Joseph Beaker," she said at last, with a covert eagerness.
Finally, resignation; and covert murmurs about green bay-trees.
Lennon thought he caught a glitter of suspicion in their covert glances.