thinly disguised

Definition of thinly disguised

:poorly hidden
  • I was aware of her thinly disguised hostility.

Word by Word Definitions

thin play thinly
  1. : having little extent from one surface to its opposite

  2. : measuring little in cross section or diameter

  3. : not dense in arrangement or distribution

  1. : to make thin or thinner:

  2. : to reduce in thickness or depth : attenuate

  3. : to make less dense or viscous

  1. : in a thin manner : thinly

disguise play disguised
  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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