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Meaning of MASKED

Pronunciation:  maskt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading; "hidden agenda"; "masked threat"
 

MASKED is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: cloaked, covert, disguised
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Masked\, a.
1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks;
   cincealed; hidden.

2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}.

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing
   decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said
   of birds.

{Masked ball}, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.

{Masked battery} (Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be
   seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.

{Masked crab} (Zo["o]l.), a European crab ({Corystes
   cassivelaunus}) with markings on the carapace somewhat
   resembling a human face.

{Masked pig} (Zo["o]l.), a Japanese domestic hog ({Sus
   pliciceps}). Its face is deeply furrowed.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: armored, camouflaged, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped, covered, covert, cowled, curtained, disguised, eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled, encased, enveloped, enwrapped, filmed, floored, hooded, housed, in disguise, incog, incognito, loricate, loricated, mantled, masquerading, muffled, obscured, occulted, packaged, paved, roofed-in, screened, scummed, sheathed, shelled, shielded, shrouded, swathed, tented, under cover, veiled, walled, walled-in, wrapped
 

 

 

 

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