masquerader masquerader

Definition(s):

  • (n) a participant in a masquerade

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Police arrested the masquerader, were soon hot on the trail of a passport forging and smuggling ring.
  2. Asthma is known to scientists as a great masquerader.
  3. He was a divided soul, at once masquerader and moralist.

News

  • Superman-JFK comic book sells for $112,000 in Pennsylvania

    A 50-year-old comic book featuring Superman's alter-ego, Clark Kent, as President John F. Kennedy in disguise was sold at an auction for $112,015. Curt Swan's original cover drawing for Action Comics #309 sold at auction last week in York County, the York Daily Record reports. On the cover is Superman shaking hands with Clark Kent and a word arrow asks the reader, "Who is the mystery masquerader ...
    on November 25, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

Quotes

  1. "On values which are the bedrock of democracy the Government is the great masquerader," Mr Garrett said.
    on Aug 9, 2006 By: Peter Garrett Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It's the great masquerader," says Dr. John Elefteriades, professor and chief of cardiac surgery at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., who testified for the plaintiffs in the Ritter trial.
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: John Ritter Source: Los Angeles Times

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