HyperDic: impersonation

English > 3 senses of the word impersonation:
NOUNcommunicationimpersonation, caricature, imitationa representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
actimpersonation, imposturepretending to be another person
actimpersonation, personationimitating the mannerisms of another person
impersonation > pronunciation
Soundsih.mpersahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > impersonation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect.
Synonymscaricature, imitation
Narrowermock-heroicA satirical imitation of heroic verse
parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, pasquinade, put-onA composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Broaderwit, humor, humour, witticism, wittinessA message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Spanishcaricatura, imitación
Catalancaricatura
Verbsimpersonaterepresent another person with comic intentions
English > impersonation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningpretending to be another person.
Synonymimposture
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
Spanishimitación, impostura
Catalanimitació, impostura
Verbsimpersonatepretend to be someone you are not
impersonateassume or act the character of
English > impersonation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningimitating the mannerisms of another person.
Synonympersonation
Narrowerapery, mimicryThe act of mimicking
Broaderacting, playing, playacting, performingThe performance of a part or role in a drama
Spanishimitación
Catalanimitació
Verbsimpersonatepretend to be someone you are not
impersonateassume or act the character of

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