Definition of Masked

1. Adjective. Having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading. "Masked threat"

Exact synonyms: Cloaked, Disguised
Similar to: Covert



2. Adjective. Having markings suggestive of a mask. "The masked face of a raccoon"
Similar to: Marked

Definition of Masked

1. a. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden.

Definition of Masked

1. Verb. (past of mask) ¹

2. Adjective. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden. ¹

3. Adjective. (botany) personate ¹

4. Adjective. (zoology) Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Masked

1. mask [v] - See also: mask

Medical Definition of Masked

1. 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterised by masks; cincealed; hidden. 2. Same as Personate. 3. Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in colour from the rest of the plumage; said of birds. Masked ball, a ball in which the dancers wear masks. Masked battery, a battery so placed as not to be seen by an enemy until it opens fire. 4. Masked crab, a Japanese domestic hog (Sus pliciceps). Its face is deeply furrowed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masked

mashugana
mashuganas
mashup
mashups
mashwa
mashwas
mashy
masing
masjid
masjids
mask
mask of pregnancy
mask shell
maskable
maskanda
masked (current term)
masked ball
masked epilepsy
masked facies
masked gout
masked hyperthyroidism
masked shrew
masked virus
maskeg
maskegs
maskelynite
maskelynites
masker
maskered
maskering

Literary usage of Masked

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A ball at which the guests are masked ; a masked ball. mask-crab (mask'krab), ยป. ... masked monkey, or masked sa- ears and heavily furrowed face, ..."

2. The Night Side of London by Robert Machray (1902)
"THERE were times when the masked-ball was one of the great features of the Night Side of London, but it can scarcely be said to be a great feature of it now ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"On the evening of Tuesday 12th, there was, as usual, masked (or Half-masked) Ball, at the Palace. As usual; but this time it has become mentionable in ..."

4. The Victor Book of the Opera by Henry William Simon (1915)
"At the masked Ball, Richard is stabbed by Reinhart, but the dying man declares the innocence of Amelia and forgives his murderer. ..."

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