disguise disguise  /dɪs ˈɡaɪz/


  1. (n) an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
  2. (n) any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
  3. (n) the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
  4. (v) make unrecognizable



  1. Light, airy and short, it was the perfect silhouette to beat the summer heat and gracefully disguise any extra pounds.
  2. Scientists at UC Berkeley have taken a major step toward making Harry Potter's disguise of choice a reality.
  3. If so, it's a good disguise.


  1. Sneaking Through Baltimore With Lincoln, Pinkerton, and America’s First Female Private Eye

    He reached the Capital as the poor, hunted fugitive slave reaches the North, in disguise, seeking concealment, evading pursuers … crawling and dodging under the sable wing of night.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Princeton Town Topics

  2. Erin Hills could become longest course in US Open’s history

    I stood on the first tee at Erin Hills and did my best to disguise my nervousness. Two decent iron shots, a forgettable putt from just off the green, two official putts and a 539-yard stroll later, I had bogeyed the first hole I’d ever played on a U.S. Open course.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Janesville Gazette

  3. Leading Costume Manufacturer, Disguise, Ditches Printed Catalog for Native iPad App from Troy Apps Software

    SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Troy Apps Software , a premier developer of native iPad catalog apps, recently completed development of an iPad catalog for Disguise, a leading designer and  manufacturer ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "That was a blessing in disguise: It potentially opened years of getting in because of him going out West," Arenas said of Iverson's trade. "He ate up all of the votes, along with Dwyane Wade. Now all I had to do is catch Vince Carter, and...
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Gilbert Arenas Source: USA Today

  2. "The best players in the world get nervous and they feel pressure," Immelman said. "I guess it's just who can disguise it the best and who can handle it the best. I'm thrilled with my play thus far, but there's a very long way to go. I can't...
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Trevor Immelman Source: CNN International

  3. "I don't really like romantic movies very much......And I hate talking about feelings, so I'm definitely a man in disguise," Mirren told Reuters when talking about her new "Love Ranch."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Helen Mirren Source: ABC News

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