Associations to the word «Guise»

Wiktionary

GUISE, noun. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
GUISE, noun. External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
GUISE, noun. Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
GUISE, noun. (Internet slang) Deliberate misspelling of guys.

Dictionary definition

GUISE, noun. An artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain