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Pretender

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Noun

1. pretender

a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)

2. fake, faker, fraud, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer

a person who makes deceitful pretenses

3. dissembler, dissimulator, hypocrite, phoney, phony, pretender

a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Pretender

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noun
1. 
a person who pretends or makes false allegations
2. 
a person who mounts a claim, as to a throne or title

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Pretender

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noun
1. 
a person who pretends
2. 
a claimant to a throne
3. 
an aspirant
4.  [P-]
in English history, the son or the grandson of James II
see also Old Pretender, Young Pretender

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Pretender

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n.
1. One who simulates, pretends, or alleges falsely; a hypocrite or dissembler.
2. One who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.

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