ski mask
noun Date: 1966 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ski mask — ski′ mask n. cvb clo a one piece pullover covering for the head and face, with holes for the eyes, the mouth, and sometimes the nose, orig. worn by skiers to protect the face from cold • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • ski mask — n. a knitted article of apparel that covers the head and has openings for the eyes and mouth, worn as by skiers for protection in cold weather …   English World dictionary

  • ski mask — noun a woolen face mask to protect the face from cold while skiing on snow • Hypernyms: ↑face mask • Part Meronyms: ↑mouth hole * * * noun : a knit fabric mask worn especially by skiers for protection from the cold * * * a one piece pullover… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ski mask — a one piece pullover covering for the head and face, generally of knitted material with holes for the eyes, the mouth, and sometimes the nose, originally worn by skiers and used to protect the face against cold and wind. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • ski mask — noun A warm cap shielding the neck and head, often made out of wool and used in skiing …   Wiktionary

  • ski mask — noun a protective covering for the head and face, with holes for the eyes, nose, and mouth …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mask — For other uses, see Mask (disambiguation). This stone mask from the pre ceramic neolithic period dates to 7000 BCE and is probably the oldest mask in the world (Musée de la Bible et de la Terre Sainte) …   Wikipedia

  • mask — I UK [mɑːsk] / US [mæsk] noun [countable] Word forms mask : singular mask plural masks ** 1) a) something that you wear to cover part or all of your face in order to protect it from something harmful such as poisonous gas, bacteria, or smoke b)… …   English dictionary

  • mask — mask1 [ mæsk ] noun count ** 1. ) something you wear to cover part or all of your face in order to protect it from something harmful such as poisonous gas, bacteria, or smoke a ) something you wear to cover part or all of your face in order to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mask — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 cover for sb s face ADJECTIVE ▪ face, facial, full face ▪ gas ▪ breathing, oxygen ▪ dust …   Collocations dictionary

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