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ringer

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1 one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
  • no one was more surprised than the defendant when his lawyer turned out to be a ringer

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2 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • he's a dead ringer for his grandfather

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The first known use of ringer was in the 13th century

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“Ringer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ringer. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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