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Definition of "masked" []

  • Wearing a mask. (adjective)
  • Disguised or concealed as if by a mask: masked emotions. (adjective)
  • Latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease. (adjective)
  • Botany Personate. (adjective)
  • Zoology Having masklike markings on the head or face. (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 "masked" in a sentence
  • "Her expression masked, she nodded toward the remaining stragglers veering toward their cars."
  • "In his words “We aren’t going anywhere” and using the term masked the situation."
  • "But Savage has barriers put between him and his destiny by Mayans with red-tipped fingers, the warriors led by a villain masked as Kukulcan, the Feathered Serpent."