from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who imposes upon others; a person who assumes a character or title not his own, for the purpose of deception; a pretender.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who imposes on others; a person who practises deception, usually under a false guise or an assumed character.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
The case was the first of its kind for the Bay City office, Flattery said, but the medal-wearing impostor is not uncommon.
Phony heroes have been around as long as wars, and one way to spot an impostor is to listen to their exaggerated exploits.
The Schantags issue "fraud alerts" through e-mail when an impostor is found.
Kutz has ever attended BUD/S training, let alone graduated, so your suspected impostor is indeed a fraud.
Glad that thise eye winking impostor is fading quickly into the Alaskan sunset.
I almost wanted to just bring in impostor cats for them to rescue just to validate their efforts.
He is vat you call impostor, cracked; he has vollowed me from Germany.
At the word impostor, Paul seemed about to speak, but a wave of
I’m sorry if I used the wrong choice of words, but impostor is not a racist word.
But the other traitor is in my hands — I am yet King enough — have yet an empire roomy enough — for the punishment of the quack salving, word mongering, star gazing, lie coining impostor, who has at once made a prisoner and a dupe of me! —