HyperDic: personation

English > 2 senses of the word personation:
NOUNactpersonation, impersonationimitating the mannerisms of another person
actpersonation, portrayal, characterization, enactmentacting the part of a character on stage
English > personation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningimitating the mannerisms of another person.
Synonymimpersonation
Narrowerapery, mimicryThe act of mimicking
Broaderacting, playing, playacting, performingThe performance of a part or role in a drama
Spanishimitación
Catalanimitació
Verbspersonatepretend to be someone you are not
English > personation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningActing the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech / speech and action and gesture.
Synonymsportrayal, characterization, enactment
Narrowercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
impressionAn impressionistic portrayal of a person
Broaderacting, playing, playacting, performingThe performance of a part or role in a drama
Spanishactuación, interpretación, representación
Catalaninterpretació, representació
Verbspersonatepretend to be someone you are not

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