ski mask

noun

Definition of ski mask

: 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 Vialva, the oldest of the group, donned a ski mask, opened the trunk and shot the Bagleys in the head. Michael Tarm, USA TODAY, "Black inmate on death row for killings in 2000; lawyer says case reveals racial bias," 25 Sep. 2020 McClain was stopped by Aurora police in August 2019 after a 911 caller reported a person on the sidewalk wearing a ski mask and waving his arms. Patty Nieberg, Star Tribune, "Colorado city bans ketamine use amid Elijah McClain probe," 15 Sep. 2020 Barely two weeks later, in early January 1983, a woman in the 7900 block of Treehouse Lane said that a man wearing a ski mask and gloves threatened to kill her while holding a gun to her head, court records show. Tom Steele, Dallas News, "Man who sexually assaulted Dallas women in the 80s was finally undone by DNA, police say," 22 Aug. 2020 Standing up in front of me was this man with a ski mask on … holding a large butcher knife. CBS News, "Justice for the Golden State Killer: Survivors confront confessed serial killer and rapist," 25 Apr. 2018 McClain was stopped last August by three officers after a 911 caller reported a suspicious person wearing a ski mask walking along Billings Street in Aurora, according to a police news release. Dakin Andone, CNN, "Elijah McClain died after a police encounter almost one year ago. Here's what happened since," 24 Aug. 2020 The man wore a turquoise ski mask with pink around the eyes and dark blue gloves. Tom Steele, Dallas News, "Man who sexually assaulted Dallas women in the 80s was finally undone by DNA, police say," 22 Aug. 2020 Police were responding to a call about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask and waving his arms. Elise Schmelzer, The Denver Post, "Denver police chief vows to investigate use of tear gas, projectiles on peaceful protesters," 2 June 2020 McClain, 23, was returning from a store wearing a ski mask. Steve Helling, PEOPLE.com, "Colo. Police Are Caught on Video Handcuffing Black Children at Gunpoint in Mistaken Traffic Stop," 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of ski mask

1966, in the meaning defined above

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8 Oct 2020

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“Ski mask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20mask. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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ski mask

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ski mask

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

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