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informal a false, artificial, or pretentious person
another word for pseudo
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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
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
pseud[ˈsjuːd] n (fam) (poser) → intellettualoide m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995