|part of speech:
||openly apparent; not concealed. (Cf. covert.)
Overt discrimination was the norm in southern states at that time; discrimination in the north was more subtle.Sanctions have not been imposed despite the nation's overt aggression toward its neighbor.
- brazen, clear, evident, manifest, noticeable, obvious, palpable, unconcealed, unmistakable
- clandestine, covert, stealthy, surreptitious, ulterior, undercover, veiled
- similar words:
- apparent, bare, conspicuous, exposed, patent, perceptible, plain, prominent, undisguised, visible
||barefaced, blatant, glaring, obvious, unmistakable