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charade 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/SHəˈrād/,
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charades, plural;
  1. An absurd pretense intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance
    • - talk of unity was nothing more than a charade
  2. A game in which players guess a word or phrase from pantomimed clues


  1. parody: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
  2. a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades
  3. (charades) player acts out a phrase for others to guess
  4. Charade is a 1963 American film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. It also features Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, and Jacques Marin. ...
  5. Charade is a 1953 American film directed by Roy Kellino.
  6. Charade is the thirteenth studio album by Italian singer-songwriter Alice, released in late 1995 on WEA/Warner Music.
  7. ;See Charade (disambiguation)
  8. Charade is the first album by the group known as Charade. It was released in 1998 by Bareknuckle. The album was originally recorded in 1993 by the group when they were known as Bonfire. When Claus Lessmann left the band, Michael Bormann joined and recorded this album. ...
  9. A comprehensive list of characters from the Soul series of fighting games produced by Namco.
  10. (Charades (film)) Charades (also known as Felons or First Degree) is a mystery/drama film released in 1998. The film stars Erika Eleniak, James Wilder, and C. Thomas Howell.
  11. (Charades) Secretly assign vocabulary words to individuals or small groups. Set a timer for 1 to 5 minutes to give them a little planning time, then they must act out the word, one at a time. ...
  12. (Charades) Write words from the foreign language on cards. One player draws a card and attempts to communicate the word to their partner using only gestures.
  13. (charades) (HEAR IT) a game which has people acting out people, places, and things without speaking for other people observing the actions to guess  who, what, when, or where is being depicted; the person or team who guesses correctly wins
  14. (charades) a favourite game for late-night amusement among the CABS crew, often giving rise to much hilarity and/or confusion. See scrouge, Maduate (The).
  15. A type of Wordplay used in Cryptic Clues in which the Answer is split into two or more parts indicated separately. For example, molestation could be split into mole and station, as in the clue Interference from spy base.
  16. (in  Charade (film by Donen [1963]))
  17. a word or words formed by redividing but not rearranging the letters of another word or words. Example: DOGMA DOG MA.
  18. A pretense, usually designed to convince someone that you are doing something that you are definitely not doing.