An example of disguise is a mask.
To disguise one's voice.
To disguise an emotion.
An example of disguise is a bad thing that really meant something good.
An example of disguise is to dress someone in a wig and dark glasses.
Disguise one's true intentions.
Disguised himself as a guard and escaped.
Disguised the bad taste of the medicine with lemon syrup.
A blessing in disguise.
His repeated references to his dangerous hobbies were only a disguise to cover up his insecurity.
Any disguise may expose soldiers to be deemed enemy spies.
Other Word Forms
Origin of disguise
- Middle English disguisen from Old French desguiser des- dis- guise manner guise
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English disgisen, disguisen, borrowed from Old French desguiser (modern déguiser), itself derived from des- (“dis-”)" (from Latin dis-) + guise (“guise”) (from a Germanic source).