ski mask

noun

: a knit fabric mask that covers the head, has openings for the eyes, mouth, and sometimes the nose, and is worn especially by skiers for protection from the cold

Examples of ski mask in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The robbers were in their 20s, all wearing dark clothing with ski masks covering their faces, according to police. Jason Green, The Mercury News, 25 May 2024 The isolated town is not far from one of the campaign’s most puzzling scenes: During a visit by Claudia Sheinbaum, the presidential front-runner, men in ski masks approached her vehicle and asked for help in bringing peace to Chiapas. Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2024 Kim Caldwell rolled over to find a man in a ski mask in her bed. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 May 2024 The individual was dressed in a black jacket, ski mask and sweat pants and wearing orange gloves. Harriet Ramos, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for ski mask 

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ski mask was in 1966

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“Ski mask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20mask. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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