Translation of veil in Spanish:
- 1 (Clothing) bridal veilvelo de noviato take the veil (Religion)tomar el hábito or el veloExample sentences
- The simple veil headpiece works great with elaborate bridal gowns since the veil does not detract from the overall look.
- Women wear long dresses with embroidered bodices and side panels, and tall hats with long white veils.
- Black party hats with veils made of black pantyhose or some other translucent material can also be made.
- 2 (cover) a veil of mist [literary]un velo or un halo de brumaa veil of secrecy surrounds the affairel asunto está envuelto en el mayor secretoto draw a veil over somethingcorrer or echar un (tupido) velo sobre algoExample sentences
- I looked up at the beautiful, full moon, partially obscured by a thin veil of mist, and found what I was looking for.
- If successful, Stardust will become only the third spacecraft to capture such a close view of the dark heart of a comet, normally obscured by a bright veil of dust and gas.
- Tessa was driving, squinting through the veil of rain that obscured all vision not 50 yards ahead.
- 1 (cover with a veil) to veil one's face/headtaparse or cubrirse con un velovelarse [literary]the hills were veiled in mist [literary]un velo or un halo de bruma envolvía las montañasExample sentences
- Unexpectedly, a cover of sadness veiled her eyes and her voice took a gloomy turn.
- In each work, the encrusted outer coating veils a delicate drama of line, light and shadow that takes place just beneath the surface.
- Stephens veils the pastoral subjects with milky washes that streak the surface, and a brown glaze that drips languorously down it.
- 2Example sentences
- Its mention of ‘high-profile cases’ was a thinly veiled reference to Andrew.
- So far it looks like a thinly veiled threat to drag the process out in legalistic wranglings.
- During his brief stop, Howard issued two thinly veiled threats.
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