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Definitions and Synonyms of masquerade | Another word for masquerade | What is masquerade?

Definition 1: making a false outward show - [noun denoting act]

Samples where masquerade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a beggar's masquerade of wealth

Synonyms for masquerade in the sense of this definition

(masquerade is a kind of ...) the act of giving a false appearance

"his conformity was only pretending"

Definition 2: a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for masquerade in the sense of this definition

(masquerade is a kind of ...) the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball

"he won the prize for best costume"

(masquerade is a kind of ...) any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity

(masquerade is a part of ...) a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume

(masquerade is a part of ...) a mask worn as part of a masquerade costume

Definition 3: a party of guests wearing costumes and masks - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for masquerade in the sense of this definition

(masquerade is a kind of ...) a group of people gathered together for pleasure

"she joined the party after dinner"

(... is a kind of masquerade ) a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks

Definition 4: pretend to be someone or something that you are not - [verb of communication]

Samples where masquerade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is masquerading as an expert on the internet
  • This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty

(masquerade is a kind of ...) pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

"She posed as the Czar's daughter"

Definition 5: take part in a masquerade - [verb of perception]

(masquerade is a kind of ...) make unrecognizable

"The herb masks the garlic taste" "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"

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