- vt. 掩饰；假装；隐瞒
- n. 伪装；假装；用作伪装的东西
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dis-, 不，非，使相反。guise, 装束。原指改变装束或外表，不一样的打扮，后词义贬义化。
- disguise: see geezer
- disguise (v.)
- c. 1300, from Old French desguiser (11c.) "disguise, change one's appearance," from des- "away, off" (see dis-) + guise "style, appearance" (see guise). Originally primarily "to put out of one's usual manner" (of dress, etc.). Oldest sense preserved in phrase disguised with liquor (1560s).
It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man, that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary, most men are disguised by sobriety. [Thomas de Quincy, "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater," 1856]
Related: Disguised; disguising.
- disguise (n.)
- c. 1400, "strange style of dress" (especially one meant to deceive), from disguise (v.).
- 1. The British team did not disguise their delight at their success.
- 2. You'll have to travel in disguise.
- 3. He was wearing that ridiculous disguise.
- 4. He went about in the disguise of a sailor.
- 5. She disguised herself as a man, but she couldn't disguise her voice.
- 她假扮成男人, 但改不了声音.
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