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
Recent Examples of impersonate from the Web
Scammers could create fake calculators and try to impersonate the IRS.
The scam works when a fraudster impersonates an employer’s human resources department and sends an email to an employee asking them to update their direct deposit information.
Each of the queens picked a celebrity to impersonate, and then tried their best to get RuPaul to laugh.
Those events included elements meant to go viral: A person hired to impersonate Hillary Clinton in a prison uniform standing in a cage; a fake Clinton quote supporting sharia law on a sign.
But part of the problem is the personalities the queens chose to impersonate.
The shining moment of the skit was when Streep donned a cowboy hat to impersonate the beloved toy Woody, and made us question why Hanks got the part instead of her.
During Arizona’s 94-82 win over Utah on Thursday, Walton even out-did himself, moving away from absurd tangents to impersonating multiple animals.
On Thursday, Tara Marie Solem was charged on two felony counts of impersonating an officer.
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First Known Use of impersonate
IMPERSONATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impersonate for English Language Learners
: to pretend to be (another person)
IMPERSONATE Defined for Kids
Synonym Discussion of impersonate
- You're good at impersonating celebrities.
- You can play the part of the spy.
- Act like you're a dog.
legal Definition of impersonate
- impersonate a police officer
- impersonated a public servant by saying he was from the water department
impersonatorplay \-ˌnā-tər\ noun
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