Definition Of masquerading
pretend to be someone one is not.
a journalist masquerading as a man in distress
Example Of masquerading
A man working in the Post Office turns out to be a special agent with the skill to uncover aliens masquerading as humans.
A modern reproduction that masquerades as brass it may be, but still it is beautiful.
A woman masquerades as a doctor, but is stalking a male staff member as part of a delusion of erotomania.
After the usual anti-war stuff, he complains that ‘He is a Tory masquerading as a Labour politician’.
All such hopes have turned to ashes as we now contemplate this sad, trouble-plagued, expensive tram system masquerading as a public service.