What is the meaning of disguise?


  • An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something.
    • usage: "the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories"
  • Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity.
  • The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance.
    • usage: "he is a master of disguise"


  • Make unrecognizable.
    • usage: "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
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APAWordNet. (2010). disguise. Retrieved November 17, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/disguise/definitions/1193230
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MLAWordNet. "disguise" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 November 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/disguise/definitions/1193230>
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