Definition of personate
personationplay \ˌpər-sə-ˈnā-shən\ noun
personativeplay \ˈpər-sə-ˌnā-tiv\ adjective
personatorplay \ˈpər-sə-ˌnā-tər\ noun
Examples of personate in a Sentence
likes to personate the man of the world, but he's still the small-town hick that he always was
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Till’s motifs swept though the ensemble, as horns, clarinets, bassoons, violin all had a chance to personate the character.
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