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1. covert

noun. ['ˈkoʊvɝt'] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.

Synonyms

  • shoji
  • cover
  • concealment
  • covering
  • blind
  • stalking-horse
  • screen

Antonyms

  • overhead
  • surface
  • soft
  • inexplicitness

Etymology

  • covert (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • coopertus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Covert

  • calvert
  • chenevert
  • colvert
  • convert
  • culvert
  • frevert
  • levert
  • overt
  • pervert
  • seivert
  • severt
  • sievert

Example sentences of the word covert


1. Adjective
If you see at least two white to tan primary covert feathers, go to step 4.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lift up the primary feather to look at the primary covert.

3. Verb, base form
Generally, you can covert up to the amount of coverage you had while you were working.

2. covert

noun. ['ˈkoʊvɝt'] a flock of coots.

Synonyms

  • coot

Antonyms

  • perceptible
  • inconspicuousness

Etymology

  • covert (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • coopertus (Latin)

3. covert

adjective. ['ˈkoʊvɝt'] secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed.

Synonyms

  • concealed
  • backstair
  • hole-and-corner
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • disguised
  • subterraneous
  • hush-hush
  • undercover
  • conniving
  • unrevealed
  • inexplicit
  • subterranean
  • under wraps
  • invisible
  • masked
  • furtive
  • underground
  • unseeable
  • hugger-mugger
  • surreptitious
  • clandestine
  • behind-the-scenes
  • cloaked
  • collusive
  • backstairs
  • black
  • undisclosed
  • implicit
  • sub-rosa
  • secret
  • under-the-table

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • overt
  • explicit
  • antecedent

Etymology

  • covert (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • coopertus (Latin)

4. covert

adjective. ['ˈkoʊvɝt'] (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband.

Antonyms

  • close

Etymology

  • covert (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • coopertus (Latin)
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