When she left the show, the tabloids pounced on the story, but it turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
He cannot disguise his longstanding antipathy toward the British.
There are lenses discretely built in watches, ties, cigarettes, lighters, and other forms of disguise.
So they disguise themselves in these big white suits that are something like cross between a KKK outfit and a beekeeping suit.
Maybe, then, the Hathahate phenomenon is a blessing in disguise.
For Edwin disdained the employment of falsehood and disguise.
What seems an evil is meant for a good purpose, and is a blessing in disguise.
With the help of the Colonna, who conducted him to Marino, he reached Ferrara in disguise.
Now Mike had determined to keep from the girl the fact that he had penetrated her disguise.
In color he was manifestly white, for all that dirt and the weather could do to disguise it.
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.
c.1400, "strange style of dress" (especially one meant to deceive), from disguise (v.).