masker

noun
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 The masker, according to police reports, launched the metal bottle that struck the girl, who then had to be transported to a hospital for treatment. al, 6 Mar. 2022 At one point, he was served a drink by a sultry masker in powder blue, who, showing a generous Carnival spirit, had taken pity upon the overloaded bartenders and decided to pitch in to assist them. The Masked Observer, al, 20 Feb. 2022 Dark Hallway has deployed these words many times from the long end of a seafood buffet, as has the occasional masker from the confines of his or her float room while caressing a bottle of Dewer’s 15. The Masked Observer, al, 9 Feb. 2022 An odor masker that will leave your bathroom smelling like citrus, this could make an excellent gift for your favorite host or hostess. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 8 Dec. 2020 An odor masker that will leave your bathroom smelling like citrus, this could make an excellent gift for your favorite host or hostess. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 8 Dec. 2020 An odor masker that will leave your bathroom smelling like citrus, this could make an excellent gift for your favorite host or hostess. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 8 Dec. 2020 An odor masker that will leave your bathroom smelling like citrus, this could make an excellent gift for your favorite host or hostess. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 8 Dec. 2020 An odor masker that will leave your bathroom smelling like citrus, this could make an excellent gift for your favorite host or hostess. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 8 Dec. 2020 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'masker.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of masker

circa 1548, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About masker

Time Traveler for masker

Time Traveler

The first known use of masker was circa 1548

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near masker

maskelynite

masker

maskery

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for masker

Cite this Entry

“Masker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/masker. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on masker

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for masker

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!