Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: mask
IPA transcription: [m'├Žsk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mask
    Meaning: a covering to disguise or conceal the face
  • Synonyms: mask
    Meaning: activity that tries to conceal something; "no mask could conceal his ignorance"; "they moved in under a mask of friendship"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dissemble, cloak, mask
    Meaning: hide under a false appearance; "He masked his disappointment"
  • Synonyms: mask
    Meaning: put a mask on or cover with a mask; "Mask the children for Halloween"
Usage examples
  • The surface of life is a mask.
  • She did her best to mask her agitation
  • There were no nights to mask our attempted escape.
  • "Take that mask off and let's have a look at you."
  • He turned to look into a brown mask of a face he had seen before.
  • Grant, his face an expressionless mask, presided, and said but little.
  • If I do put you into that mask I have threatened, you won't like it, girl.
  • Even in the absence of any native, she used her handkerchief to mask the act.
  • I take off my mask, and out of politeness she must put down the hood of her mantle.
  • Over a nature which, at the beginning, was warmly human, Doctor Dexter had laid this glacial mask.