ski mask


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 The man with the ski mask pulled out a handgun, which the 28-year-old knocked to the ground before the other man picked up the weapon and fired one shot into his head, police said. Alice Yin,, 25 May 2021 McClain was walking home from a convenience store wearing a ski mask. Tori B. Powell, CBS News, 15 Sep. 2021 On August 24, 2019, Aurora officers responded to a call about a person wearing a ski mask and confronted McClain, who was walking home from a convenience store, according to an independent investigative report. Emma Tucker, CNN, 15 Sep. 2021 McClain had on headphones and was wearing a ski mask over his face because of a chronic health condition and did not immediately stop for police. Washington Post, 1 Sep. 2021 Traditional wedding music played as the woman in white walked through Chicago's Soldier Field stadium to meet the Donda artist, who then took off his hat and ski mask to unveil his face. Naledi Ushe,, 28 Aug. 2021 The passenger, who appeared to have a ski mask rolled onto the top of his head, refused when police asked him to exit the vehicle, police said., 29 June 2021 Police are looking for the knife-wielding assailant, described as a man about 5-foot-8, 160 pounds who was wearing a green ski mask, a green hooded shirt, black pants, and black sneakers. NBC News, 14 June 2021 One of them was wearing a black ski mas and the other was wearing a green ski mask. Carol Robinson |, al, 27 May 2021

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First Known Use of ski mask

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Ski mask.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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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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