in disguise

idiom
1 : wearing a disguise
  • I've heard that she sometimes travels around the country in disguise.
2 : made to look like something else : presented as another thing
  • He says that the new fee is really just a tax increase in disguise.

Word by Word Definitions

disguise play
  1. : to change the customary dress (see 2dress 1) or appearance of

  2. : to furnish with a false appearance or an assumed (see assume 3) identity

  3. : disfigure

  1. : apparel assumed to conceal one's identity or counterfeit another's

  2. : the act of disguising

  3. : form misrepresenting the true nature of something


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