Definition of disguise:
- A dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception; as, persons doing unlawful acts in disguise are subject to heavy penalties.
- A masque or masquerade.
- Artificial language or manner assumed for deception; false appearance; counterfeit semblance or show.
- Change of manner by drink; intoxication.
- To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.
- To change the guise or appearance of; especially, to conceal by an unusual dress, or one intended to mislead or deceive.
- To hide by a counterfeit appearance; to cloak by a false show; to mask; as, to disguise anger; to disguise one's sentiments, character, or intentions.
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- conceal (part of speech: verb)
- pretend (part of speech: verb)
- pretension (part of speech: noun)
- concealment (part of speech: noun)
- "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
- "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
- "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.