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Definition of "stealth" []

  • The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way. (noun)
  • The quality or characteristic of being furtive or covert. (noun)
  • Archaic The act of stealing. (noun)
  • Not disclosing one's true ideology, affiliations, or positions: a stealth candidate. (adjective)
  • Having or providing the ability to prevent detection by radar: a stealth bomber; stealth technology. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stealth" in a sentence
  • "GERAGOS: The problem is what we call stealth jurors, jurors who lie to get on the jury because it's high profile, because they've got --"
  • "In cases as Danny had, in cases like that, where they are lengthy cases and there's pretrial publicity and ongoing publicity, it's virtually impossible to ferret out what I call stealth jurors."
  • "CROAL: Well, the way the standard things in the game use buttons and things like that, but when you get in a position behind your opponent that's when you can carry out what they call the stealth kills or executions."