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pretender

synonym (synonym of pretender)

hypernym (pretender IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title) (noun.person)
    someone who claims a benefit or right or title (noun.person)
     
  • a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives (noun.person)
    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pretender relation)

  • a person who makes deceitful pretenses (noun.person)
    someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses (noun.person)
     
  • a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives (noun.person)
    someone with an assured and ingratiating manner (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pretender)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation fake faker fraud imposter dissembler dissimulator beguiler cheat cheater deceiver claimant charmer smoothie tartufe tartuffe whited sepulcher whited sepulchre affect dissemble bastard bogus bull bullshit

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