Definition of covert:
screen door, cover, cloistered, secret, backstairs, sieve, quiet, underhand, protected, under wraps, sheltered, covering, natural covering, isolated, ulterior, concealment, unrevealed, underhanded, screening, subterranean, secretive, under-the-table, cover version, sneaky, behind-the-scenes, cover charge, screen, huggermugger, secure, hiding, projection screen, hush-hush, covering fire, in strict confidence, black, shadowy, secrecy, privacy, book binding, sub-rosa, blind, on the quiet, hole-and-corner, surreptitious, hugger mugger, backstair, collusive, masking, undisclosed, mysterious, retired, disguised, sneak, masked, screenland, filmdom, privy, show, blanket, cloaked, private, backstair, binding, cloak-and-dagger, concealing, cover song, back, sneaking, undercover, privateness, underground, silver screen, stealth, conniving, closet, top, clandestine, furtive, remote.
- concealed (part of speech: adjective)
- latent (part of speech: adjective)
- secret (part of speech: adjective)
- invisible (part of speech: adjective)
Happily to- day we seem to be in for a quick thing, for before the whip has had time to get to the end of the covert, hounds are away, without a sound, and we start off fully two hundred yards behind them.- "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
As the boat came opposite this bull, there was commotion in the tall grass all around him, and out from the dense covert broke half a dozen kindred beasts, all drawn to the shore by the rush and sound of the steamboat.- "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
- "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.