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pseud

[sood] /sud/
noun
1.
a person of fatuously earnest intellectual, artistic, or social pretensions.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a pseud.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; by shortening of pseudointellectual or parallel compounds with pseudo-

pseud-

1.
variant of pseudo- before a vowel:
pseudepigraphy.

pseud.

1.
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  • What physicists and pseud physicists do not understand is the difference between empirical consistency and logical consistency.
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British Dictionary definitions for pseud

pseud

/sjuːd/
noun
1.
(informal) a false, artificial, or pretentious person
adjective
2.
another word for pseudo

pseud.

abbreviation
1.
pseudonym
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Slang definitions & phrases for pseud

pseud

adjective

: That guy is really pseud, with all hisbig talk (1962+)

noun

Someone or something false; a fraud; fake, phony (1968+)

[fr pseudo]


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Related Abbreviations for pseud

pseud.

pseudonym
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