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.
So there will be a lot more work available for impersonators of the Hello singer.
This comes in light of several impersonators being arrested for pretending to be police officers.
Then throughout the weekend impersonators will be battling it out for the top honour of European Elvis Champion with the winner crowned on Sunday.
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In Sep, l egendary Kuwaiti actress Hayat Al Fahad stressed that she intends on suing her FB and Twitter impersonators.
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Summary: The Economy Ministry said Monday that traders must check the identity cards of ministry inspectors to avoid impersonators.
Dave said that, although there was a "healthy rivalry" between the impersonators, they were not in competition with each other.
ELVIS Presley impersonators from across the continent gathered at the weekend to compete to be crowned Europe's next big King.
And this year's festival proved to be the most successful yet according to organisers with more than 30,000 fans and impersonators of "The King" turning up.