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From mask +‎ -like.


masklike (comparative more masklike, superlative most masklike)

  1. Resembling a mask.
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      The classic modern android was the high-fashion model of the Fifties to Seventies, with her haughty masklike face.
    • 2007 October 26, The New York Times, “Art in Review”, in New York Times[1]:
      The works from early in the decade have a masklike, totemic quality, reminiscent of Gorky and early Pollock.