verb (used with object), dis·guised, dis·guis·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for disguise
He mentioned on Football Night in America that losing Dak might be a “blessing in disguise.”NFL Week 5 Upsets Were Overshadowed By Dak Prescott’s Awful Injury|Sara Ziegler (email@example.com)|October 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The historian Kim Phillips-Fein thinks this may be at least a small blessing in disguise.
A new normal of a mere 100 guests, to begin with, was not something many couples could have imagined, but is a change that they see as a blessing in disguise.Coronavirus has made it easier for millennials to scale back the big fat Indian wedding|Manavi Kapur|September 18, 2020|Quartz
In August, Logically helped alert Utah officials to the fact that an anti-sex-trafficking event was actually a QAnon march in disguise, leading to its permit being revoked.
In that sense, the reduced supply of khat — even without a formal ban — has been a blessing in disguise, says Somali anti-khat campaigner Abukar Awale, who is backing a petition to Somalia’s government that seeks to make the drug illegal.How the Pandemic Is Saving Lives in the Horn of Africa|Eromo Egbejule|September 3, 2020|Ozy
And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.
Tumid and unstoppable, there is little that new wallpaper or re-poured driveways can do to disguise it.
Maybe, then, the Hathahate phenomenon is a blessing in disguise.
Roberts and the Republicans are trying to portray the independent as a Barack Obama supporter who is just a Democrat in disguise.The Independents Who Could Tip the Senate in November|Linda Killian|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rivers, it had emerged, had told them she was Ruth Madoff in disguise, and not to speak to her or approach her when she walked in.
Napoleon landed at Elba at an early hour in disguise, with a sergeant's company of marines.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It was a habit with him to disguise himself in ordinary clothing and then to go out and mingle with the common people.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
In short, I shall begin life all over again—as if I were a criminal in disguise instead of the sport of circumstances.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
But then who is there that can bear so total a disguise as filth and untidiness spread over a woman?Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Isn't that Squid Murphy over there in the corner, trying to disguise himself as a corner of that safe?
British Dictionary definitions for disguise
Derived forms of disguisedisguisable, adjectivedisguised, adjectivedisguisedly (dɪsˈɡaɪzɪdlɪ), adverbdisguiser, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with disguise
see blessing in disguise.