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masker Syllabification: mask·er
Pronunciation: /ˈmaskər/

Definition of masker in English:


1A thing that masks or conceals something else.
Example sentences
  • Align the tape against the edge of what you're masking, then pull the masker along the edge to unroll a perfect line of paper and masking tape.
  • Most deodorants are odor maskers that cover the unpleasant odor with a more appealing one.
  • On a side note, you will find vanilla extract an excellent masker of failed experimentations.
2A person taking part in a masquerade or masked ball.
Example sentences
  • He also invited to his Edinburgh court English actors, musicians and masquers, thus creating a British court culture in Scotland; in 1603, he recreated this in England when his Scottish court poets accompanied him south.
  • The central part of the masque consisted of three entries danced by the masquers to specially composed and choreographed music.
  • The next day, the masquers were presented to the queen, and the Prince's reign ended.

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