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 Dictionary entry overview: What does imposter mean? 

  The noun IMPOSTER has 1 sense:

1. a person who makes deceitful pretenses

  Familiarity information: IMPOSTER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A person who makes deceitful pretenses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


faker; imposter; impostor; role player; pseud; pseudo; fake; sham; pretender; fraud; shammer

Hypernyms ("imposter" is a kind of...):

beguiler; cheat; cheater; deceiver; slicker; trickster (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "imposter"):

name dropper (someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends)

ringer (a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses)

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