Definitions for dissemble

Definitions for (verb) dissemble

Main entry: sham, dissemble, feign, pretend, affect

Definition: make believe with the intent to deceive

Usage: He feigned that he was ill; He shammed a headache

Main entry: dissemble, pretend, act

Definition: behave unnaturally or affectedly

Usage: She's just acting

Main entry: cloak, mask, dissemble

Definition: hide under a false appearance

Usage: He masked his disappointment

Visual thesaurus for dissemble