- Inflections of 'disguise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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disguise ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [cunning, clever, perfect, transparent] disguise
- an [elaborate, obvious, easy] disguise
- a [robot, clown, superhero, devil] in disguise
- [turned up at, showed up at, went to] the party in disguise
- was dressed (up) in a disguise
- wore a disguise to [avoid, prevent, fool, ensure]
- use a disguise to [get, keep, hide, make, reveal]
- [hidden, concealed] behind a disguise
- is a master of disguise
- idiom: was a blessing in disguise
- idiom: turned out to be a blessing in disguise
- idiom: has really been a blessing in disguise
- [spoke, talked] without disguise
- can be the disguise of [true, real] emotions
- disguised himself as a [monster, police officer, clown, tourist, doctor]
- disguised himself as [Superman, Batman]
- disguised himself to [evade, avoid, prevent, hide]
- disguised as ordinary [citizens, villagers, people]
- disguised to [conceal] her [features, eyes]
- disguised his [intentions, true identity]
- trying (hard) to disguise my [disappointment, feelings]
- [couldn't, hard to, tried to] disguise my [disappointment]
- disguise the [facts, truth]
'disguise' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):