verb (used with object), guised, guis·ing.
verb (used without object), guised, guis·ing.
Origin of guise
Synonyms for guise
Related Words for guisesdisguise, fashion, show, color, mask, demeanor, shape, aspect, facade, air, dress, simulacrum, mien, cloak, role, semblance, form, showing, pose, front
Examples from the Web for guises
Contemporary Examples of guises
This moral ambiguity is present throughout The Hunger Games, in a myriad of guises.Young Adult Novel Adaptations Put Mainstream Blockbusters to Shame
June 14, 2014
Which isn't exactly news, but bears repeating and repeating in all its guises and forms.Republicans Against the Pentagon
May 24, 2012
Historical Examples of guises
She gladly transferred all the power of the realm to her uncles, the Guises.Henry IV, Makers of History
John S. C. Abbott
They were headed by one Besme, who had been bred up as a domestic in the family of the Guises.Fox's Book of Martyrs
But it was at Amboise that the vengeance of the Guises found its widest scope.
As the summer advanced the perplexities of the Guises increased.
The Guises on one side, and the Huguenots on the other, cannot be controlled.Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)
Word Origin for guise
late 13c., "style or fashion of attire," from Old French guise "manner, fashion, way," from Frankish *wisa or some similar Germanic source (cf. Old High German wisa "manner, wise;" see wise (n.)). Sense of "assumed appearance" is from 1660s, from earlier meaning "mask, disguise" (c.1500).