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masked

[ maskt, mahskt ]
/ mæskt, mɑskt /
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adjective
using or wearing a mask or masks: a masked burglar; masked actors.
disguised; concealed; hidden: masked treachery; masked forces.
Zoology. having markings that resemble a mask.
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Origin of masked

First recorded in 1575–85; mask + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM masked

un·masked, adjectivewell-masked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for masked

masked
/ (mɑːskt) /

adjective
disguised or covered by or as if by a mask
botany another word for personate 2
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Medical definitions for masked

masked
[ măskt ]

adj.
Latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease.
Having masklike markings on the head or face.
Having the anatomy of the next developmental form outlined beneath the integument, as in certain insect pupae.
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