Facade - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
the windowless façade of the skyscraper
They were trying to preserve the facade of a happy marriage.
I could sense the hostility lurking behind her polite facade.
Behind her cheerful facade, she's a really lonely person.
She managed to maintain a facade of bravery.
...though educated and sophisticated, the country singer always put on the facade of an amiable hayseed when in public...
...the rectangular pilasters spaced along the building's facade lend an air of classical grandeur...
his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
sandblast the facade of the building
...behind that demure facade lurked an unexpected lustihood...