Definition of charade
- his concern was a charade
We've grown tired of your charades.
put on a convincing charade to keep her from knowing about the surprise party
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: something that is done in order to pretend something is true when it is not really true
charades : a game in which players try to guess a word or phrase from the actions of another player who is not allowed to speak
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