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.
RAWALPINDI -- The media wing of the armed forces, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), warned on Sunday against telephone calls to the public from impersonators pretending to be armed forces' officials.
KARACHI -- Some attendants of patients were deprived of their valuables in the premises of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) previous night as impersonators and fraudulent people have increasing their activities at the hospital.
MULTAN -- Deputy Controller Weights and Measures Pervez Faheem Bukhari took note of impersonators receiving money from shopkeepers under the pretext of faulty weights and measures and ordered strict action against such persons.
9, 2013 barring 345 such medical aspirants who had manipulated the admission process with the help of scorers and impersonators.
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A video is currently being circulated on social media that showed Adele pranking her impersonators.
This comes in light of several impersonators being arrested for pretending to be police officers.
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