mirage
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /mɪˈɹɑːdʒ/
  • IPA: /mɪˈɹɑːʒ/
Noun

mirage (plural mirages)

  1. An optical phenomenon in which light is refracted through a layer of hot air close to the ground, giving the appearance of there being refuge in the distance.
    Hypernyms: optical illusion
    hypo en
  2. (figuratively) An illusion.
Translations Verb

mirage (mirages, present participle miraging; past and past participle miraged)

  1. (transitive) To cause to appear as or like a mirage.



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