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Synonyms for disguise

costume

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hide

disguise something or someone as something or someone

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  • dress up as
  • get up as
  • camouflage as
  • fit out as

disguise yourself as something or someone

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  • dress up as
  • masquerade as

Synonyms for disguise

to change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of

clothes or other personal effects, such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity

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a display of insincere behavior

Synonyms for disguise

an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something

any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity

the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

References in classic literature ?
Ghak headed the strange procession, then came Perry, followed by Hooja, while I brought up the rear, after admonishing Hooja that I had so arranged my sword that I could thrust it through the head of my disguise into his vitals were he to show any indication of faltering.
Though there was so little that was complex or artificial in Kitty's character in general, Levin was struck by what was revealed now, when suddenly all disguises were thrown off and the very kernel of her soul shone in her eyes.
His most elaborate disguises had not been more effectual than this simple expedient, and, with khaki to complete the subdual of his individuality, he had every hope of escaping recognition in the field.
He arrived at the haunted house in disguise on the Wednesday before the advent of the twins--after writing his Aunt Pratt that he would not arrive until two days after--and laying in hiding there with his mother until toward daylight Friday morning, when he went to his uncle's house and entered by the back way with his own key, and slipped up to his room where he could have the use of the mirror and toilet articles.
Anyway, they dogged along after him all day Saturday and kept out of his sight; and towards sundown he come to the bunch of sycamores down by Uncle Silas's field, and he went in there to get a disguise out of his hand-bag and put it on before he showed himself here in the town--and mind you he done that just a little after the time that Uncle Silas was hitting Jubiter Dunlap over the head with a club--for he DID hit him.
excepting the slightest possible touch of rouge on her cheeks) having been kept in reserve to disguise her the more effectually in her second part.
How she managed to keep her disguise I never could understand.
John of Rampayne, an excellent juggler and minstrel, undertook to effect the escape of one Audulf de Bracy, by presenting himself in disguise at the court of the king, where he was confined.
A disguise is not a satisfactory substitute for either.
John, a man of generous disposition, as was shown by his extreme liberality to his brother, the famous John Andrea Doria; and what made his death the more sad was that he was slain by some Arabs to whom, seeing that the fort was now lost, he entrusted himself, and who offered to conduct him in the disguise of a Moor to Tabarca, a small fort or station on the coast held by the Genoese employed in the coral fishery.
I will not disguise my sentiments on this change from you, my dear mother, though I think you had better not communicate them to my father, whose excessive anxiety about Reginald would subject him to an alarm which might seriously affect his health and spirits.
Cartwright had come down with me, and in his disguise as a country boy he was of great assistance to me.
Nevertheless, if thou wilt go, take some disguise lest there be those there who may know thee.
Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me and prefer her request, -- and she is a "Dorothy," by the way -- that when a thousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking for the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either little Dorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success of the stage production of "The Wizard of OZ" made new friends for the story, For the thousand letters reached their destination long since -- and many more followed them.
Werper could scarce disguise the joy with which he received this welcome decision.