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informal a false, artificial, or pretentious person
another word for pseudo
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]
var. of pseudo- before a vowel: pseudepigraphy.
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|Noun||1.||pseud - 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