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pseud

(sjuːd)
n
informal a false, artificial, or pretentious person
adj
another word for pseudo

pseud

(sud)
Chiefly Brit. Informal. n.
1. a person of fatuously earnest intellectual, artistic, or social pretensions.
adj.
2. of or characteristic of a pseud.
[1960–65; by shortening of pseudointellectual]

pseud-

var. of pseudo- before a vowel: pseudepigraphy.

pseud.

pseudonym.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseud - a person who makes deceitful pretensespseud - a person who makes deceitful pretenses
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
name dropper - someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends
ringer - a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses

pseud

noun (Informal) poser (informal), fraud, phoney or phony (informal), trendy (Brit. informal), humbug They should be exposed for the snobs and pseuds they truly are.
Translations

pseud

[sjuːd] N (Brit) → farsante mf

pseud

[ˈsjuːd] n (British) (intellectually)pseudo-intello m; (socially)snob mf

pseud

(Brit inf)
nMöchtegern m (inf); you pseud!du Angeber(in)!
adj book, filmauf intellektuell gemacht (inf), → gewollt; views, ideashochgestochen; décor, pub etcauf schick gemacht (inf); personaffektiert, pseudointellektuell

pseud

[ˈsjuːd] n (fam) (poser) → intellettualoide m/f