disguise as

disguise (someone or something) as (someone or something)

To cause someone or something to look or seem like someone or something else. Unless you plan to disguise yourself as a potted plant, there's no way you'll be able to sit in on that meeting. I think that statement was just anger disguised as sarcasm.
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disguise someone or something as someone or something

to dress or make someone up to appear to be someone or something. We disguised the child as a witch. We disguised Gerald as a pumpkin.
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References in classic literature ?
Cartwright had come down with me, and in his disguise as a country boy he was of great assistance to me.
For this purpose he assumed the character of a man and visited in this disguise a Sculptor's studio having looked at various statues, he demanded the price of two figures of Jupiter and Juno.
But no amount of lubberly book-jargon can disguise a fact well calculated to afflict the soul of every sound economist.
Joseph upon first meeting Amos, knows immediately that Turnbuckle is not a preacher, however, Washington does see the Lord working through Amos in his disguise as a preacher.
I have to say I love snowboarding - it's great because you're in disguise as you're enjoying yourself.
36) So Celadon twice "becomes" a woman in order to be near his beloved Astree (as "Orithie"(37) and later in the long-standing disguise as "Alexis"); Melandre disguises herself as a man to protect her beloved Lydias;(38) other examples of transsexual disguise for the furtherance of the interests of love are plenty.
We need to maybe not disguise as much and be ready to play.
Such viewing audiences might consider Ellen's mannish disguise as mere proof of the assumption that all African women occupy an intrinsically attenuated, oppositional relationship with the classification "woman.
This Halloween season, let your leader of the Lost Boys-clad pet dress in JPI's Peter Pan Halloween Disguise as he escorts you through Never-Never-Land or join the Peanuts crew by dressing up in JPI's Woodstock Halloween Disguise complete with bright yellow fabric.