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pseud

(sjuːd)
n
informal a false, artificial, or pretentious person
adj
another word for pseudo
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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.
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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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
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Translations

pseud

[sjuːd] N (Brit) → farsante mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pseud

[ˈsjuːd] n (British) (intellectually)pseudo-intello m; (socially)snob mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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pseud

[ˈsjuːd] n (fam) (poser) → intellettualoide m/f
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[ano.sup.-1]) g.[kg.sup.-1] [familia.sup.-1] % 0 Segunda penca 1,60 0,11 0,47 5 Segunda penca 1,54 0,09 0,31 10 Segunda penca 1,16 0,13 0,46 0 Penultima penca 2,07 0,07 0,32 5 Penultima penca 1,49 0,11 0,40 10 Penultima penca 1,08 0,10 0,35 0 Engaco 1,21 0,13 0,57 5 Engaco 1,43 0,16 0,54 10 Engaco 1,32 0,17 0,62 0 Raquis 1,49 0,13 0,60 5 Raquis 1,60 0,11 0,39 10 Raquis 1,52 0,29 1,03 0 Folhas superiores 1,41 1,54 6,88 5 Folhas superiores 2,05 1,62 5,76 10 Folhas superiores 2,05 1,97 7,10 5 Folhas centrais 2,33 2,48 8,63 10 Folhas centrais 2,01 2,30 4,01 0 Ultimas folhas 1,49 5,63 24,73 5 Ultimas folhas 1,94 6,28 21,15 10 Ultimas folhas 1,85 4,35 15,54 0 Pseud. superior 1,53 0,25 1,03 5 Pseud.
The deposits of pseud oexfoliative material and melanin pigment throughout the trabeculum and the degenerative changes of the juxta-canalicular tissue are the major mechanisms of pseudo exfoliative glaucoma.
FORMER Beatle Paul McCartney has stopped his donations to satirical magazine Private Eye after they branded him an intellectual "pseud".