Definitions For Veil


  • A garment that covers the head and face
  • A vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
  • The inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  • A membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
  • A piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face
  • Something that covers or hides something else


  • Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
  • To obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
  • To cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil : to hide or partly hide (something)

Is Veil a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Veil is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Veil in a Sentence

  • Veils of moss draped the trees.
  • Under the veil of descending darkness the thieves began their operation
  • Her eyes were partially veiled by her long, dark hair.
  • The sun was veiled by clouds.

Synonyms for Veil

Antonyms for Veil

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