Part of speech:
Operating in a hidden or confidential manner:
Done or acting in a stealthy manner, as if to hinder observation; surreptitious; stealthy; sneaky
A thicket of small trees or shrubs; a coppice.
Any material or structure used for protection against radiation
Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
A bushy tail, esp. that of a fox
(Baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"
Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
The definition of a shelter is a structure that provides cover or protection.
Told in confidence; imparted in secret
Kept from escape or trouble; held in check; supervised
Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
With one's identity disguised or concealed.
(Biology) Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes:
(Zoology) Having markings in the shape of a mask on the head or face.
Of, relating to, or receiving special hospital services and privileges:
Made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret:
Marked by or acting with quiet, caution, and secrecy intended to avoid notice.
Acting or carried out in secret
Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
Having interspersed gaps, spaces, or intervals:
The definition of public is something that is related to, available to or known by people.
Of, relating to, or being military or intelligence operations sanctioned or mandated by Congress:
Of or characteristic of the activities of spies and undercover agents, esp. as extravagantly depicted in popular suspense fiction
Carried out secretly or confidentially
Lying beyond what is obvious or avowed
Lying beyond what is evident, revealed, or avowed, especially being concealed intentionally so as to deceive:
A small, cozy room in a house, where a person can be alone to read, work, etc.
A den or hideaway.
Show describes something related to a performance.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
A screen memory.
The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.
Find another word for covert. In this page you can discover 67 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for covert, like: secret, clandestine, hidden, furtive, copse, underwood, bushes, shield, asylum, harbor and brush.