Synonyms of camouflage
1 protective colouring • Many animals employ camouflage to hide from predators.
2 disguiseDictionary • Her merrymaking was only a camouflage to disguise her grief.
disguise • a ridiculous disguise
front (informal) • a front for crime syndicates
cover • The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
screen • They put a screen in front of me.
mask • His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
cloak • Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
guise • Fascism is on the rise under the guise of conservative politics.
masquerade • He claimed that the elections would be a masquerade.
concealment • The criminals vainly sought concealment from the searchlight.
disguiseDictionary • This is another clever attempt to camouflage reality.
disguise • He made no attempt to disguise his contempt.
cover • the black patch which covered his left eye
screen • The road is screened by a block of flats.
hide • The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
mask • A thick grey cloud masked the sun.
conceal • The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
obscure • The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
veil • Her hair swept across her face, as if to veil it.
cloak • He uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
obfuscate (formal) • They are deliberately obfuscating the issue.
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• Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
smoke and mirrors
smoke and mirrors
• He uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
Thesaurus for camouflage from the Collins English Thesaurus
the exploitation of natural surroundings or artificial aids to conceal or disguise the presence of military units, equipment, etc