Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of pseudonym.
  • noun See pseudo-.

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  • noun An intellectually pretentious person; a poseur

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  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Etymologies

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Abbreviation of pseudointellectual? From Greek (Ancient) ψευδής (pseudēs), false, lying

Examples

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  • (SOOD) n. A person with pretensions to cultural or intellectual sophistication.

    January 8, 2009

  • Or for the rest of us, sjuːd (or SYOOD, if you really must use imitation grunting).

    January 8, 2009