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English → English (WordNet) Definition: masquerade masquerade n 1: a party of guests wearing costumes and masks [syn: masque, mask] 2: a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party [syn: fancy dress , masquerade costume] 3: making a false outward show; “a beggar's masquerade of wealth” masquerade v 1: take part in a masquerade 2: pretend to be someone or something that you are not; “he is masquerading as the expert on the Internet”; “This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Masquerade Masquerade \Mas`quer*ade"\, v. t. To conceal with masks; to disguise. “To masquerade vice.” --Killingbeck. [1913 Webster] Masquerade \Mas`quer*ade"\, n. [F. mascarade, fr. Sp. mascarada, or It. mascherata. See Mask.] [1913 Webster] 1. An assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions. [1913 Webster] In courtly balls and midnight masquerades. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See 1st Mask, 4. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise. [1913 Webster] That masquerade of misrepresentation which invariably accompanied the political eloquence of Rome. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 4. A Spanish diversion on horseback. [1913 Webster] Masquerade \Mas`quer*ade"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Masqueraded; p. pr. & vb. n. Masquerading.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assemble in masks; to take part in a masquerade. [1913 Webster] 2. To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of being what one is not. [1913 Webster] A freak took an ass in the head, and he goes into the woods, masquerading up and down in a lion's skin. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]


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