Definition of mas in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /mɑːs/


[mass noun] West Indian
Carnival celebrations: [as modifier]: mas bands
More example sentences
  • It's a rallying call to all pan players to reclaim their place in mas celebrations by helping to restore steel band music in carnival.
  • The spinal core of Carnival and mas of long ago was creative portrayal.
  • The Carnival is over but there are some jokers still playing mas in my neighbourhood.


Abbreviation of masquerade.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: mas

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.