Meaning of covert

Definition of covert

(adj) secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband; "a woman covert"
(noun) a flock of coots
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

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