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impersonate

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verb im·per·son·ate \im-ˈpər-sə-ˌnāt\

Simple Definition of impersonate

  • : to pretend to be (another person)

Full Definition of impersonate

im·per·son·at·edim·per·son·at·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to assume or act the character of :  personate

im·per·son·a·tion play \-ˌpər-sə-ˈnā-shən\ noun
im·per·son·a·tor play \-ˈpər-sə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

Examples of impersonate

  1. He was arrested for impersonating a police officer.

  2. a comedian with a talent for impersonating famous politicians and actors



1715

First Known Use of impersonate

1715

Rhymes with impersonate

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IMPERSONATION Defined for Kids

impersonation

noun im·per·son·a·tion \im-ˌpər-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of impersonation

  1. :  the act of pretending to be another person





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