Associations to the word «Disguise»


DISGUISE, noun. Attire (e.g. clothing, makeup) used to hide one's identity or assume another.
DISGUISE, noun. (figuratively) The appearance of something on the outside which masks what's beneath.
DISGUISE, noun. The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
DISGUISE, verb. (transitive) To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.
DISGUISE, verb. (transitive) To avoid giving away or revealing (something secret); to hide by a false appearance.
DISGUISE, verb. (archaic) To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.

Dictionary definition

DISGUISE, noun. An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something; "the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories".
DISGUISE, noun. Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity.
DISGUISE, noun. The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance; "he is a master of disguise".
DISGUISE, verb. Make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank".

Wise words

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