Translation of "veil" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /veɪl/ us /veɪl/

a thin piece of material that covers a woman’s face


(Translation of “veil” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /veil/

a piece of thin cloth worn over the face or head to hide, cover, or protect it

Some women wear veils for religious reasons, to prevent strangers from seeing their faces
a veil of mist over the mountains
a veil of secrecy.
veiled adjective

wearing, or covered by, a veil

velado, cubierto por un velo
a veiled lady
The bride was veiled.

(only slightly) disguised

velado, encubierto
a veiled threat.

(Translation of “veil” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)