Examples of pretender in a Sentence
it turns out that the guy who claimed to work for a modeling agency was just a pretender
Recent Examples of pretender from the Web
Her husband, Adhéaume, served in the retinue of Henri d’Artois, Comte de Chambord, Bourbon pretender to the French throne who lived in exile at the grim Schloss in the Austrian village of Frohsdorf.
The Wall Street Journal unmasked this great pretender on Thursday.
Hungary’s semi-final opponents were Uruguay; the reigning champions versus the pretenders to the crown.
Rick Nichols, the esteemed Inquirer food columnist emeritus, is always the Brewvi’s favorite curmudgeon, with a fondness for classic finesse and a sharp wit to keep the trendy pretenders in check.
That trait is the biggest reason the Trailblazers went from a pretender to champion over the last three months.
Almost anything else is a pretender and a cheap ploy to capture a diner’s money with the lure of luxury that one connotes with the word truffle.
But set aside the pretenders trying to sell you $400 juicers, Google happens to be a company that can actually alter the way we, as a global society, interact with and understand one another.
No such luck for electrostimulation, hyperbaric therapy, and the other pretenders.
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PRETENDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pretender for English Language Learners
: someone who claims to have the right to a particular title or position (such as king or queen) when others do not agree
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