Definition of covertness in English:



  • See covert

    • ‘‘This is kind of weird meeting like this,’ I said as I looked around the room referring to the covertness.’
    • ‘A second dimension relates to degrees of overtness or covertness during the observation process.’
    • ‘At one time, journalistic ethics did not admit of such covertness.’
    • ‘At the edge of the ridge, our covertness and concealment did not last long.’
    • ‘It will be an action which would use our strengths, which are intelligence, covertness, the ability to strike quickly and surgically.’