Definition of masked in English:

masked

adjective

  • 1Wearing a mask on all or part of the face.

    ‘a raid by masked gunmen’
    ‘masked dancers’
    • ‘He is a masked entity whose crimes set the story in motion.’
    • ‘She plays one of the masked henchmen.’
    • ‘Masked thieves who stole $30 million in artwork from the museum are demanding a huge ransom.’
    • ‘This dark, rather grotesque image shows the artist's masked face surrounded by blades thrown by a circus knife-thrower.’
    • ‘A masked juggler tiptoes on a hoop suspended in midair.’
    • ‘By now the charm has worn off these masked characters, and they simply look infantilized and aimless.’
    • ‘Black-clad masked gunmen scale large oil-storage tanks, while divers are positioned in a boat offshore.’
    • ‘She is held hostage by a masked woman wearing long black gloves and high-heeled boots.’
    • ‘There were images of dogs and masked police in riot gear painted in Day-Glo colors with shimmery radioactive outlines.’
    • ‘Who is that masked man?’
  • 2(of one's true character or feelings) concealed.

    ‘the barely masked anger in their tone’

Pronunciation

masked

/mɑːskt/