Definitions for unmaskʌnˈmæsk, -ˈmɑsk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•maskʌnˈmæsk, -ˈmɑsk(v.t.)

  1. to strip a mask or disguise from.

  2. to reveal the true character of; disclose; expose.

  3. (v.i.)to put off one's mask; appear in true nature.

Origin of unmask:

1580–90

un•mask′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmask, uncloak(verb)

    reveal the true nature of

    "The journal article unmasked the corrupt politician"

  2. unmask(verb)

    take the mask off

    "unmask the imposter"

Wiktionary

  1. unmask(Verb)

    To remove a mask from someone.

  2. unmask(Verb)

    To expose, or reveal the true character of someone.

  3. unmask(Verb)

    To remove one's mask.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unmask(verb)

    to strip of a mask or disguise; to lay open; to expose

  2. Unmask(verb)

    to put off a mask

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