Facade – front of a building or deceptive outward appearance
A facade is the front of a building that faces onto the street or an open space.
Facade is also used to describe a deceptive outward appearance of either a person or an object.
The car thief drove so fast it was hard (facade) for the police to keep up until she crashed into the front of a building.
Examples of facade in a sentence
The house has a half-timbered facade.
Was it just a facade, or was he really as confident as he appeared?
Behind the facade of elected government was a bunch of corporate controlled gangsters running the country.