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pseud-

pref.
Variant of 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.