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pretender

noun

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one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
  • it turns out that the guy who claimed to work for a modeling agency was just a pretender

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The first known use of pretender was in 1583

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“Pretender.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pretender. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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