in disguise

idiom

Definition of in disguise

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.

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“In disguise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20disguise. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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