The truth is that anyone in the world could impersonate me, and there is little I can do about it.
A lonely young woman gets drawn into an online forum and is asked to impersonate someone else.
Say one thing for former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, he certainly has the right hair to impersonate Elvis.
Con artists routinely hack into accounts to impersonate people and bilk money from strangers.
Dear languishing widow, if you would marry a real man, impersonate youth, beauty and wealth.
They intrude here, to impersonate the Nine Worthies before the two Courts.
Without it, anyone might impersonate anyone else he pleased.
She proceeded to impersonate both that heroine and Madame La Farge.
What's he going to do—forge papers, or impersonate somebody?
He used the choruses as Handel did, to impersonate the mass of people.
1620s, "to invest with a personality," from assimilated form of Latin in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + persona "person." Sense of "to assume the person or character of" is first recorded 1715. Earlier in same sense was personate (1610s). Related: Impersonated; impersonating.