mosquito net

  1. a screen, curtain, or canopy of net, gauze, or the like, for keeping out mosquitoes.

Origin of mosquito net

First recorded in 1735–45

Words Nearby mosquito net Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mosquito net in a sentence

  • Shortly, while the Major lay watching, he threw open the door and the Major heard him climb into bed and adjust his mosquito net.

    Terry | Charles Goff Thomson
  • Then to bed, but not to sleep, for the boys to save themselves trouble, had not fixed the mosquito net properly.

British Dictionary definitions for mosquito net

mosquito net

  1. a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc, to keep mosquitoes out

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