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Synonyms of pretender

Noun


1. Pretender, claimant

usage: a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)

2. imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

usage: a person who makes deceitful pretenses

3. hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretender, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

usage: a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

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