verb un·mask \ˌən-ˈmask\

: to reveal the true identity or nature of (someone or something)

Full Definition of UNMASK

transitive verb
:  to reveal the true nature of :  expose
:  to remove a mask from
intransitive verb
:  to remove one's mask

Examples of UNMASK

  1. He was unmasked as a spy.
  2. <the killer's identity won't be unmasked until the season's final episode>

First Known Use of UNMASK

circa 1586

Rhymes with UNMASK


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