in disguise

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in disguise

  1. Employing a disguise.
    The celebrity went unnoticed by her fans because she was in disguise.
    The homeless man was actually a police officer in disguise working to catch drivers texting.
  2. (figuratively) Seeming to be something else than what it actually is.
    That so-called news story is really advertising in disguise.