HyperDic: pseudo

English > 2 senses of the word pseudo:
ADJECTIVEallpseudo(often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of
NOUNperson pseudo, imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseud, role playera person who makes deceitful pretenses
pseudo > pronunciation
Soundssuw'dow
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English > pseudo: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of.
Examples
  • "a pseudo esthete"
  • "pseudoclassic"
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Usage ofcombining formA bound form used only in compounds
Spanishpseudo
English > pseudo: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who makes deceitful pretenses.
Synonymsimposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseud, role player
Narrowername droppersomeone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends
ringerA contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishembaucador, embustero, farsante, impostora, impostor, simulador
Catalanengalipador, ensibornador, entabanador, farsaire, farsant, impostor, pseudo

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