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Synonyms of 'curtain'

(noun) 
Definition
a piece of material hung at an opening or window to shut out light or to provide privacy
Her bedroom curtains were drawn.
Synonyms
hanging
a giant antique embroidered hanging
,
drape mainly US)
,
portière
(noun) 
Definition
something forming a barrier or screen
a curtain of cigarette smoke
Synonyms
screen
They put a screen in front of me.
,
veil
She swathed her face in a veil of decorative muslin.
,
shroud
a parked car huddled under a shroud of grey snow
,
pall
A pall of black smoke drifted over the cliff-top.

phrasal verb

See curtain something off

Additional synonyms

in the sense of pall
Definition
a dark heavy covering
A pall of black smoke drifted over the cliff-top.
in the sense of shroud
Definition
anything that hides things
a parked car huddled under a shroud of grey snow
in the sense of veil
Definition
a piece of thin cloth, usually as part of a hat or headdress, used to cover a woman's face
She swathed her face in a veil of decorative muslin.

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