Examples of imposture in a Sentence
He was accused of imposture.
Recent Examples of imposture from the Web
Thus begins a chain of machinations, impostures, and stratagems, including mare’s sweat, pirates, cross-dressing, and mistaken identity.
The actual lady’s maid (wryly mocking Stephanie Goodman) is fully on to Bludgepot’s imposture and watches his scrambling with a sardonic smirk.
A comic look at art, race, and imposture from award-winner James Ijames.
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Origin and Etymology of imposture
First Known Use: 1537See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of imposture
- their claim of environmental concern is an imposture
- the diary was exposed as a fraud
- condemned the election as a sham
- these jewels are fakes; the real ones are in the vault
- creating publicity by foisting humbugs on a gullible public
- 20-dollar bills that were counterfeits
IMPOSTURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of imposture for English Language Learners
: the act of deceiving others by pretending to be someone else
IMPOSTURE Defined for Kids
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