Definition of 'disguise'
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A couple of reindeer skins and a mattress do not disguise the fact that the bed is a block of ice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's probably easier to get the target to click onto a PDF if it is disguised as something the individual might be interested in. Computing (2010)Watch out for sugar in disguise under different names. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stress comes in many guises and disguises. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He bowls it with control as well as disguise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was thinly disguised contempt around the table. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is often disguised by paint or a protective coating. The Sun (2008)That should not disguise the fact that big changes are needed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They just reappear periodically in a different disguise. Christianity Today (2000)Remember that many criticisms are disguised as questions or apparently caring comments! 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)It is often disguised by a fixation on fitness and macho talk about healthy eating. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is an offence to enter into any arrangement to conceal or disguise the source of a gift. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both times they were heavily disguised in wigs and sunglasses and bundled into the detached garage when visitors called. The Sun (2013)But a string of losing bets led him to conceal funds and disguise increasingly risky activities from his managers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She would stoop to blend in with her friends and always tried to dress in clothes that disguised her skinny frame. The Sun (2010)He just disguises them very well. The Sun (2014)Some companies strive to hide or disguise disparities, but these soon leak out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many of the contributions were raw slices of life, barely disguised as fiction. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)They are a disguised disguise, masks in plain sight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Third, there is heavily disguised favouritism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He uses nonsense to disguise the fact that he hasn't anything to say. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By the end of that year, it became imperative to adopt a disguise to hide my blonde hair and blue eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They worried constantly; food was tainted or too rich; those sauces were disguising something suspicious. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)There will always be a fringe appetite for a freak show, especially one involving celebs, but a freak show is more palatable when disguised as something else. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'disguise'
British English: disguise /dɪsˈɡaɪz/ VERB
If you disguise yourself , you put on clothes which make you look like someone else or alter your appearance in other ways, so that people will not recognize you.
The robber was disguised as a medical worker.
- American English: disguise
- Arabic: يَتَنَكَّرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: disfarçar
- Chinese: 掩饰
- Croatian: prerušiti se
- Czech: převléci se za účelem utajení
- Danish: forklæde iføre sig forklædning
- Dutch: vermommen
- European Spanish: disfrazar
- Finnish: naamioida
- French: se déguiser
- German: unkenntlich machen
- Greek: μεταμφιέζομαι
- Italian: mascherarsi
- Japanese: 変装する
- Korean: 위장하다
- Norwegian: forkle
- Polish: przebrać
- European Portuguese: disfarçar
- Romanian: a deghiza
- Russian: переодевать
- Spanish: disfrazar
- Swedish: förkläda
- Thai: ปลอมตัว
- Turkish: kılık değiştirmek
- Ukrainian: маскуватися
- Vietnamese: cải trang
British English: disguise NOUN
If you are in disguise, you are not wearing your usual clothes or you have altered your appearance in other ways, so that people will not recognize you.
You'll have to travel in disguise.
Definition of disguise from the Collins English Dictionary
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