Noun > Mask

Noun > Mask


1 : a covering for your face or for part of your face: such as

a : a covering used to hide or disguise your face

a Halloween mask

Everyone wore costumes and masks to the dance.

The robbers wore masks.

b : a covering used to protect your face or cover your mouth

Doctors wear surgical masks in the operating room.

a (baseball) catcher’s mask

2 : a way of appearing or behaving that is not true or real ¡X usually singular

Her anger and resentment were hidden behind a mask of friendship. (=she pretended to be friendly but was really angry and resentful)