mask

n
1. masque, false face, vizard, visor, domino, grotesque face, Halloween mask.
2. swim mask, snorkel mask, diving helmet.
3. theatrical mask, tragic mask, comic mask, witchdoctor's mask; death mask, life mask.
4. disguise, guise, cover, camouflage, incognito, veil; mummery, shield, deflection, false front, false colors, pretense, obscuration; false identity, Inf. cover, pseudonym, alias.
5. masker, mask wearer, masquer, mummer, mime, domino; disguiser, incognito, Zorro; secret agent, undercover man, spy, double agent, government agent, U.S. narcotics agent, U.S. Inf. narc, U.S.F.B.I, agent, U.S.C.I.A. agent, vice-squad member, plainclothes policeman or policewoman; imposter, wolf in sheep's clothing, pretender, poseur, fraud, charlatan, Inf. fake, Inf. faker, bluffer, Inf. bluff; milk masquerading as cream.
6. protective mask, surgeon's mask, industrial mask, shop mask, safety goggles, gas mask; hockey goalie's mask, catcher's mask, fencer's mask, skier's mask, football facemask.
7. masquerade, masque. See masquerade(def.1).
v
8. disguise, conceal, hide, obscure; screen, cloak, shroud, cover; dissimulate, feign, put on, pretend, fake, put on an act, posture, sail under false colors, put on a false front, Inf. four-flush; Inf. dish bull, deceive, beguile, Inf. pull the wool over [s.o.'s] eyes, hood-wink, flim-flam; conceal the real facts, act hypocritical, be deceptive, make pretensions; lie, be mendacious, be untruthful, deceive; be Machiavellian, be two-faced.
9. masquerade, put on a mask, veil, masque, adopt a disguise, disguise oneself; go incognito, Inf. go underground, Inf. fade into the woodwork, affect a pseudonym.

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  • Mask — (m[.a]sk), n. [F. masque, LL. masca, mascha, mascus; cf. Sp. & Pg. m[ a]scara, It. maschera; all fr. Ar. maskharat buffoon, fool, pleasantry, anything ridiculous or mirthful, fr. sakhira to ridicule, to laugh at. Cf. {Masque}, {Masquerade}.] 1. A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mask — [mask, mäsk] n. [Fr masque < It maschera, mascara, a mask, prob. < Ar maskhara, a clown, buffoonery] 1. a covering for the face or part of the face, to conceal the identity 2. anything that conceals or disguises 3. a party, carnival, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • Mask (RO) — Mask (Royaumes oubliés) Mask est une divinité imaginaire fictive propre aux Royaumes oubliés, un monde de campagne pour le jeu de rôle Donjons Dragons. Mask est le Dieu des voleurs et des espions. Sa tâche consiste donc à aider les voleurs dans… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mask — /mask / (say mahsk) noun 1. a covering for the face, especially one worn for disguise; a false face. 2. a piece of cloth, silk, or plastic material, covering the face of an actor, to symbolise the character represented, used in Greek and Roman… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mask — Mask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Masked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Masking}.] 1. To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor. [1913 Webster] They must all be masked and vizarded. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mask — De izquierda a derecha: Andres Franco, Javier Barragan, Jose Fors, Ernesto Franco y Arturo Ybarra Datos generales Origen Guadalajara, Jalisco, México …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mask — Mask, v. i. 1. To take part as a masker in a masquerade. Cavendish. [1913 Webster] 2. To wear a mask; to be disguised in any way. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mask — bezeichnet: M.A.S.K., Zeichentrickserie Lough Mask, See im County Mayo, Irland Siehe auch: Die Maske Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit d …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mask — (Lough M.), See in den irischen Grafschaften Mayo und Galway, 16 km lang und 3–7 km breit, entsendet einen Abfluß nach S. zum Lough Corrib. An der Südostküste Ruinen von Mask Castle (aus dem 13. Jahrh.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mask# — mask n portrait, photograph, *image, effigy, statue, icon mask vb *disguise, cloak, dissemble, camouflage Analogous words: conceal, *hide, secrete, screen: protect, shield, *defend, guard, safeguard Contrasted words: discover, divulge, disclose,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • mask — [n] false face, cover affectation, air*, appearance, aspect, beard*, blind, camouflage, cloak*, concealment, cover up, disguise, disguisement, dissembling, dissimulation, domino*, facade, fig leaf*, front, guise, hood, masquerade, pose, posture,… …   New thesaurus

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