He could not avoid being picturesque, yet there was nothing of the masquerader, the moving-picture cowboy.
If Gibson is a masquerader in league with Cummings he must be exposed.
The masquerader was both young and pretty; only the perspiration had poured down her face and left it grimy.
A soft chuckle reached her ear, and she knew that he knew he saw a masquerader.
"The devil is a gentleman," the masquerader insisted firmly.
"But she called me a hypocrite; a Christian masquerader, Dogvane," he said.
She had seen him too many times in the masquerader's Shows at Annapolis.
Twice she had tried to get Hentzi aside and learn what news, if any, had come of the masquerader.
I am reading that most clever and wonderfully well-written novel, 'The masquerader.'
Marcia Howe was no masquerader, and until this moment the hypocrisy she had practiced had demanded no sustained acting.
1590s, "assembly of people wearing masks and disguises," from French mascarade or Spanish mascarada "masked party or dance," from Italian mascarata "a ball at which masks are worn," variant of mascherata "masquerade," from maschera (see mask (n.)). Figurative sense of "false outward show" is from 1670s.
1650s, from masquerade (n.). Related: Masqueraded; masquerading.