Definition of masquerader in US English:

masquerader

noun

  • See masquerade

    • ‘The original date of the launch would have been a pre-season first, forcing masqueraders to choose between the launch of two large bands.’
    • ‘The exhibition also included a number of drawings and small models of masqueraders made by children, which generated a significant amount of interest from visitors.’
    • ‘While these masqueraders wore the traditional sailor uniforms, their headpieces portrayed symbols representative of the festive Christmas season.’
    • ‘My presence also made other differences, as the masqueraders occasionally stopped in their performance to pose for my camera.’
    • ‘Early accounts report that masqueraders participated in generating this reputation by joining battles and terrorizing encroaching communities by night.’

Pronunciation

masquerader

/ˌmæskəˈreɪdər//ˌmaskəˈrādər/