Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / veneer

QUIZZES

Take This Perfectly Cromulent Word Of The Day Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Taking this example further, as it stands, the teams in tier one markets such as New York, London, Chicago or Los Angeles are expected to put the veneer on the work coming somewhere like India or the Philippines.
What’s worse, it may cloak a process that remains as fundamentally arbitrary and biased as Gladwell argues in an ever more pseudoscientific veneer.
Only when the nostalgic veneer cracks and the more urgent story taking shape beyond that artificial TV world starts to shine through, in the second episode, does the series come into its own.
The veneer was gone now; Sheila Carmack's eyes were vicious pools of hate, her mouth a grimace.
Her disposition was sour and malevolent, despite its elegant veneer.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Just now, notwithstanding the veneer of his too perfect clothes and civilised air, the beast had leapt out.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The veneer is laid flat on a board and cut with a sharp knife or fine saw along the edge of a ruler.
For the inner section, walnut, which may be had as thin as 1/64 in., or any thin straight-grained veneer may be used.
The grain of the outside veneer runs lengthwise, while that of the inside piece runs crosswise.
Is it merely a veneer, a coat of paint laid on from without?
THE HIDDEN POWERTHOMAS TROWARD

WORDS RELATED TO VENEER

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

honchonoun | [hon-choh ]SEE DEFINITION
Learn A New Word Right Now!