impersonator


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im·per·son·ate

 (ĭm-pûr′sə-nāt′)
tr.v. im·per·son·at·ed, im·per·son·at·ing, im·per·son·ates
1. To assume the character or appearance of, especially fraudulently: impersonate a police officer.
2. To imitate the appearance, voice, or manner of; mimic: an entertainer who impersonates celebrities.

im·per′son·a′tion n.
im·per′son·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impersonator - someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of anotherimpersonator - someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
mimic, mimicker - someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

impersonator

noun
A performer skilled at copying the manner or expression of another:
Translations

impersonator

[ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪtəʳ] Nimitador(a) m/f

impersonator

[ɪmˈpɜːrsəneɪtər] n
(= entertainer) → imitateur/trice m/f
(fraudulent)personne m qui se fait passer pour une autre
It looks like there has been a hoax call or an impersonator → Cela ressemble à un canular ou à une personne qui s'est fait passer pour une autre.

impersonator

n (Theat) → Imitator(in) m(f)

impersonator

[ɪmˈpɜːsəˌneɪtəʳ] n (gen) (Theatre) → imitatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
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Stunned Eddie Going, 29, posted a picture of the suspected impersonator on Instagram as he sat on a subway train passing over Manhattan Bridge with the caption: "Wait, is that Rod Stewart?
Tragic Andrea, pictured, had just been to see an Elvis impersonator when she died a mile away from the legendary Heartbreak Hotel.
Nathan Hewitt, from Merthyr Tydfill, South Wales, lost 12-stone and caught eye of a lookalike agency who offered him a job as a Becks impersonator, the Daily Star reported.
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