When finally busted for masquerading as an M.D., he simply switched his title to “food scientist.”
I asked her if she did not feel as if she were just masquerading as a normal, middle-class person.
By masquerading as a black candidate, Dave Wilson finally catches a break for the white man in America.
The most provocative position comes from Senator Joseph Lieberman, the right-leaning Democrat masquerading as an Independent.
One comedic false alarm was provided by local deejay Gary Kiernan and his wife, Sandy, masquerading as the former first couple.
I think we cannot do better than employ Ahmet on this business, as he already knows that Sir Gervaise is masquerading there.
But thee wrongs us somewhat, Sylvia: it has not all been masquerading.
It becomes the amulet of an affected superiority, the signet ring of a masquerading conspiracy.
What will our posterity think of our masquerading in old clothes?
Could she find pleasure in fine dressing, card playing, and masquerading as he had described them?
1590s, "assembly of people wearing masks and disguises," from French mascarade or Spanish mascarada "masked party or dance," from Italian mascarata "a ball at which masks are worn," variant of mascherata "masquerade," from maschera (see mask (n.)). Figurative sense of "false outward show" is from 1670s.
1650s, from masquerade (n.). Related: Masqueraded; masquerading.
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