Definition of guise
1 : a form or style of dress : costume attended the masquerade in the guise of a court jester
Examples of guise in a Sentence
my new neighbor began seeking my company under the guise of friendship, but he turned out to be a member of a religious cult bent on conversion
she felt as though she should be wearing some sort of Germanic guise, complete with dirndl, for the fall festival featuring traditional German food and drink
Recent Examples of guise from the Web
Under the thin guise of this litigation, Mr. Moi is threatening to make such documents public as purported ‘
In her deposition, Boyd denied receiving money under that guise but admitted to owning the P.O. box King cited.
Small packs band together in the guise of warriors, druids and other characters to perform quests and battle other teams.
But throughout the fall of 1989, the Pentagon began sending a steady trickle of heavy weaponry into U.S. military bases in Panama under the guise of ordinary training and maneuvers.
Under the guise that Istanbul Enterprises was purchasing tobacco products from E&N, the money would then be wired back to E&N without Suheil having reported the sales as taking place in Illinois or paying state tobacco product taxes, Madigan said.
Blanchett assumes the guise of a different character to perform each one.
The album itself will reappear on May 26 in several guises.
Under the guise of Rock Daddy Rock, Chris Bihuniak writes the songs that kids want to hear.
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Definition of Guise
2nd Duc de 1519–1563 François de Lorraine French soldier and politician
Definition of Guise
3rd Duc de 1550–1588 Henri I de Lorraine French soldier and politician
GUISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guise for English Language Learners
: one of several or many different ways in which something is seen, experienced, or produced
: a way of seeming or looking that is not true or real
GUISE Defined for Kids
Definition of guise for Students
1 : a style of dress
2 : outward appearance The fairy appeared in the guise of an old woman.
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