Guise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word guise
Brit.  |ɡʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word guise

noun

- an artful or simulated semblance(syn: pretence, pretense, pretext)

under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

Examples

They operated a drug-smuggling business under the guise of an employment agency.

It's the same ideas in a different guise.

under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

...he has the annoying habit of putting down others under the guise of offering constructive criticism...

Word forms

noun
singular: guise
plural: guises
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