What is another word for balaclava?

Pronunciation: [bˌalɐklˈɑːvə] (IPA)

Balaclava is a term that is commonly used to refer to a cap that covers the entire face, except for the eyes, mouth, and occasionally the nose. Despite being a well-known term, there are several synonyms for balaclava that can be used interchangeably. Some of these synonyms include ski mask, face mask, hood, ninja mask, head sock, and neck warmer. Each of these terms describes a similar garment used for similar purposes, such as protection from the cold, anonymity, or disguise. Depending on the context, any of these synonyms can be used instead of balaclava.

Synonyms for Balaclava:

What are the hypernyms for Balaclava?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Balaclava?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for balaclava (as nouns)

    • artifact
      cap.

Usage examples for Balaclava

The autumn and early winter of 1854 brought the victories of Alma, balaclava, and Inkerman.
"Lady-John-Russell"
MacCarthy, Desmond
There were no better soldiers in the world than the men of balaclava and Inkerman, but the victors of Buena Vista and Chapultepec were as good.
"Thomas Hart Benton"
Theodore Roosevelt
balaclava, the Indian Mutiny and Spion Kop each claimed a Gamelyn, and when the British troops returned from Lhasa in 1904 they left one Sergeant Royden Gamelyn-resting in peace ten paces to the rear of the Pargo Keeling Gate.
"War and the Weird"
Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins

Famous quotes with Balaclava

  • The criminal clearly wasn't expecting to find me there. He looked back at me with an expression of sheer balaclava written all over his face.
    David Baboulene

Related words: ski mask, ski mask for men, ski mask for kids, ski masks for adults, ski masks for kids, masks for skiing, balaclava vest, balaclava avec visière

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