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 ?
One turn follows another--jugglers, acrobats, rubber-jointed wonders, fire-dancers, coon-song artists, singers, players, female impersonators, sentimental soloists, and so forth and so forth.
However, since Kim Jong-un would not personally show up to the Olympics, an Australian impersonator stepped in for him.
The impersonator told the woman to send 800 million won to four accounts to keep the money safe until the investigation was over.
The impersonator snatched cash Rs3000 and mobile phone from them in garb of their search outside Medical Ward-I.
THE world's top Mr Spock impersonator has died after a short battle with lung cancer.
FAISALABAD -- Rail Bazaar police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested an impersonator.
An Elvis impersonator performs in front of his car on the streets of Porthcawl during the Elvis festival in 2007
Another skit was cast by Manny Pacquiao's impersonator while another skit featured the viral dance number from senatorial hopeful Alma Moreno.
PESHAWAR -- District administration has arrested an impersonator pretending as magistrate from Fawara Chowk area of the cantonment.
This information, he said, is important to know so as to not become a victim of an impersonator.
Convention organiser Michael King - an Elvis impersonator of over 20 years standing, previously said the event has taken on a life of its own.