A false or studied show; an affectation:
One that is puzzling, ambiguous, or inexplicable.
Something, such as a game, toy, or problem, that requires ingenuity and often persistence in solving or assembling.
The presentation of something false as true
Close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
Any puzzling, perplexing, or apparently inexplicable person or thing, as a difficult problem or enigmatic saying; enigma
Playful or fanciful pretense.
A literary or musical work imitating the characteristic style of some other work or of a writer or composer in a satirical or humorous way, usually by applying it to an inappropriate subject
A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution.
A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
Something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.
A play, dance, or other theatrical performance characterized by such wordless storytelling.
Appearance that misrepresents the true character of something:
A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen:
A person or thing receiving or deserving ridicule
Find another word for charade. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for charade, like: pretense, put-on, enigma, puzzle, honest, mimicry, game, riddle, trick, make-believe and true.