HyperDic: masquerade

English > 5 senses of the word masquerade:
VERBperceptionmasqueradetake part in a masquerade
communicationmasqueradepretend to be someone or something that you are not
NOUNgroupmasquerade, masquerade party, masque, maska party of guests wearing costumes and masks
artifactmasquerade, fancy dress, masquerade costumea costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
actmasquerade, charademaking a false / false / false outward show
masquerade > pronunciation
Soundsmae.skerey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > masquerade: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA party of guests wearing costumes and masks.
Synonymsmasquerade party, masque, mask
Narrowermasked ball, masquerade ball, fancy-dress ballA ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
Spanishfiesta de disfraces, fiesta de máscaras, mascarada
Catalanfesta de disfresses, festa de màscares, mascarada
Verbsmasqueradetake part in a masquerade
English > masquerade: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party.
Synonymsfancy dress, masquerade costume
PartsdominoA loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume
false faceA mask worn as part of a masquerade costume
BroadercostumeThe attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
disguiseAny attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
Spanishdisfraz
Catalandisfressa
Verbsmasqueradetake part in a masquerade
English > masquerade: 5 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningmaking a false / false / false outward show.
Example"a beggar's masquerade of wealth"
Synonymcharade
Broaderpretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigningThe act of giving a false / false / false appearance
Spanishmascarada
Catalanmascarada
Verbsmasqueradepretend to be someone or something that you are not
English > masquerade: 5 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningtake part in a masquerade.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderdisguise, maskmake unrecognizable
Spanishenmascararse
Catalanfer-se pasar
Nounsmasqueradea costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
masqueradea party of guests wearing costumes and masks
masqueradera participant in a masquerade
English > masquerade: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpretend to be someone or something that you are not.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Broaderpose, impersonate, personatepretend to be someone you are not
Nounsmasquerademaking a false / false / false outward show

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