from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of impersonification.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of impersonating; personification; investment with personality; representation in a personal form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of impersonating, or the state of being impersonated.
- n. Representation of a person; personation: as, an impersonation of Lear.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. imitating the mannerisms of another person
- n. a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
- n. pretending to be another person
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April 7th, 2010 11: 26 am ET one of the best things about Tina Fey's Palin impersonation is just clearing showing what a dingbat wingnut Palin is.
Turns out, someone does a killer Jill Zarin impersonation, too!
Don't snicker: Christian McKay's Welles impersonation is so accurate as to be spooky, and despite the film's obligatory (albeit charming) rom-com trappings, I've never seen a backstage movie that was truer to the experience of putting on a show.
One of the reasons that military impersonation is tempting and relatively easy is the respect that military uniforms and regalia elicit from civilians and lower ranks, the kind of respect that the impostors crave.
"People think impersonation is a victimless crime, but it's not," she said.
My mannequin impersonation became a source of much merriment later.
Tina Fey's Sarah Palin impersonation: Are you ready for more?
I have wanted for the past year for Fey to write her Palin impersonation into 30 Rock, and potentially have Jack be in a relationship with her.
Do you think Fey should bring back her Palin impersonation?
He has no truck with those who argue that military impersonation is a victimless crime.
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