disguise etymology

English word disguise comes from Old French des- (De-; dis-.), Old French guisse

Detailed word origin of disguise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
des- Old French (fro) De-; dis-.
guisse Old French (fro)
desguiser Old French (fro)
disguisen Middle English (enm)
disguise English (eng) (archaic) To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.. (transitive) To avoid giving away or revealing (something secret); to hide by a false appearance.. (transitive) To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity. (figuratively) The appearance of something on the outside which masks what's beneath.. Attire (e.g. clothing, makeup) used to hide one's [...]

Words with the same origin as disguise

Descendants of des-
debris defeat delay demented deploy despair dessert detour disable disagree disagreement disappear disarm discharge disconnect disgust dishonor dislike display disregard disrespect disrespectful distribution ploy
Descendants of guisse
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