Simple Definition of impersonate
: to pretend to be (another person)
Examples of impersonate in a sentence
He was arrested for impersonating a police officer.
a comedian with a talent for impersonating famous politicians and actors
First Known Use of impersonate
IMPERSONATE Defined for Kids
Definition of impersonate for Students
: to pretend to be another person
Legal Definition of impersonate
: to assume (another's or a fictitious identity) without authority and with fraudulent intent <impersonate a police officer> <impersonated a public servant by saying he was from the water department>
impersonator\-ˌnā-tər\ play noun
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