meaning of dented moon-mask
Hi, I need to know the meaning of 'dented moon-mask' in the sentence below.
'He stared, mouth agape beneath his dented moon-mask, and then all but threw himself down the stairs.'
Thanks in advance
Sep 12, 2019 4:33 PM
Answers · 4
"Moon-mask" is a made-up word putting two words together to convey the meaning. It must be like an astronaut's helmet.
It is dented: "Having dents; impressed with little hollows."
In other words, the moon-mask has fallen on the ground and is now damaged. It has at least one dent.