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Noun: disguise  dis'gIz
  1. An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    "the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories";
    - camouflage
  2. Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
  3. The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
    "he is a master of disguise";
    - camouflage
Verb: disguise  dis'gIz
  1. Make unrecognizable
    "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank";
    - mask
  2. Hold back; keep from being perceived by others
    "She disguises her anger well";
    - conceal, hold back, hold in

Derived forms: disguises, disguising, disguised

Type of: attire, color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], conceal, concealing, concealment, dress, garb, gloss, hide, hiding, semblance

Encyclopedia: Disguise