Stealth meaning

stĕlth
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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Secret, furtive, or artfully sly action or behavior.
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Not disclosing one's true ideology, affiliations, or positions.

A stealth candidate.

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(obs.) Theft.
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Of or incorporating technology designed to prevent military aircraft, etc. from being detected by enemy radar.
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(uncountable) The attribute or characteristic of acting in secrecy, or in such a way that the actions are unnoticed or difficult to detect by others.
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(archaic, countable) An act of secrecy, especially one involving thievery.
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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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The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way.
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The quality or characteristic of being furtive or covert.
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(obsolete) The act of stealing.
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Having or providing the ability to prevent detection by radar.

A stealth bomber; stealth technology.

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Calculated to achieve some aim by going undetected or by being disregarded.
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Origin of stealth

  • Middle English stelth probably from Old English stǣlth

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