Stealth Definition

stĕlth
noun
The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way.
American Heritage
Secret, furtive, or artfully sly action or behavior.
Webster's New World
Theft.
Webster's New World
The act of stealing.
American Heritage
Stealth is defined as being secretive or cautious in movement and action.
An example of stealth is when you creep around a house cautiously so you will not be seen or noticed.
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adjective
Not disclosing one's true ideology, affiliations, or positions.
A stealth candidate.
American Heritage
Of or incorporating technology designed to prevent military aircraft, etc. from being detected by enemy radar.
Webster's New World
Calculated to achieve some aim by going undetected or by being disregarded.
Webster's New World
The definition of stealth is something that is secretive or designed specifically to avoid detection or notice.
An example of stealth is a fighter plane designed not to be noticed by radar.
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Other Word Forms of Stealth

Noun

Singular:
stealth
Plural:
stealths

Origin of Stealth

  • Middle English stelth probably from Old English stǣlth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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