Meaning of “masquerade as sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"masquerade as sb/sth" in British English

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masquerade as sb/sth

phrasal verb with masquerade uk /ˌmæs.kərˈeɪd/ us /ˌmæs.kəˈreɪd/ verb

to pretend or appear to be someone or something:

Hooligans masquerading as protesters have once again caused disturbances.

(Definition of “masquerade as sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)