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window dressing

window dressing (win·dow-dress·ing)

window dressing (window-dressing)

 
pronunciation:
wIn do dre sIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the arrangement of merchandise in a store window so as to display it attractively, or the work of one who sets up such displays.
similar words:
display
definition 2: that which is used to create a favorable impression but is without substance or is misleading.
derivation: window-dresser (n.)