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impersonator

[im-pur-suh-ney-ter] /ɪmˈpɜr səˌneɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person who pretends to be another.
2.
an actor who impersonates specific persons or types of persons as a form of entertainment.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; impersonate + -or2
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Examples for impersonator
  • Lizard and impersonator eventually escape on the same boat.
  • Impersonating an examinee or having an impersonator take an examination.
  • Provide this same information, if known, about your impersonator.
  • The impersonator was calling to set up an inspection appointment and ask personal information.

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