masked

adjective \ ˈmaskt \
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of masked

1 : marked by the use of masks
  • a masked ball
2 : failing to present or produce the usual symptoms : latent
  • a masked infection
  • a masked virus

Examples of masked in a Sentence

  1. The bank was held up by masked robbers.

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First Known Use of masked

1599

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MASKED Defined for English Language Learners

masked

Definition of masked for English Language Learners

  • : wearing a mask

  • : done by or involving people who wear masks


Medical Dictionary

masked

adjective

medical Definition of masked

: failing to present or produce the usual symptoms : not obvious : latent
  • masked depression
  • a masked virus


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