mask·​er | \ ˈma-skər How to pronounce masker (audio) \

Definition of masker

: a person who wears a mask especially : a participant in a masquerade

Examples of masker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s what the anti-maskers tend to miss about this issue. Gilbert Garcia,, "Garcia: Anti-mask movement won’t let logic get in its way," 20 May 2020 Spirits also soared after the tableau, especially among the merry maskers, with perhaps a few exceptions. al, "Masked Observer enjoys the sweet and dazzling Polka Dots," 16 Feb. 2020 The maskers were dressed in a variety of costumes ranging from Disney villains and princesses to cops and robbers. Michael Dumas,, "Show Us Your Mardi Gras Gowns: Pierrettes choose 'Haloes or Horns'," 28 Jan. 2018 Following the maskers' parade and the tableau, the curtain opened to reveal the Mystery king, attended by his pages, William Mitchell Long and George McKay Pipes. Sue Strachan,, "Krewe of Mystery's Rose Ball visits Casablanca," 25 Feb. 2018 Just don’t show these pictures to cosmetics cop and anti-sheet-masker, Paula Begoun. Kathleen Hou, The Cut, "Katy Perry and Her Mom Sheet Mask While Walking," 15 May 2018 The Glorious Gusto MoonPie is awarded for an antic during the Mystic Stripers 79th annual fete, when a masker sprawled out on the floor to adjust his delightful date's garter. The Masked Observer,, "Masked Observer muses on Mellow MoonPies and Carnival's unwavering spirit," 16 Feb. 2018 And there was one masker who planned on throwing her wares to the masses but was conspicuously absent come Sunday night . . Michael Dumas,, "Show Us Your Mardi Gras Gowns: MAMGA celebrates 80 years," 10 Feb. 2018 Thousands of maskers and revelers pack some of the Carnival season's largest balls. John Sharp,, "Should Mardi Gras be main reason to tear down or fix up Civic Center?," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of masker

circa 1548, in the meaning defined above

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“Masker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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