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An intentional misrepresentation uttered to cause another to rely on it to his detriment. An intentional misrepresentation uttered to cause another to rely on it to his detriment.
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  1. An intentional misrepresentation uttered to cause another to rely on it to his detriment. An intentional misrepresentation uttered to cause another to rely on it to his detriment.
  2. A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
  3. (--- Law) Intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right
A person given to hypocrisy.
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  1. A person given to hypocrisy.
  2. A person who pretends to be what he or she is not; specif., one who pretends to be pious, virtuous, etc. without really being so
An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
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  1. An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
  2. (Biol.) An individual varying markedly from the standard, esp. an inferior one
  3. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
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  1. A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
  2. A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.
One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
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  1. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
  2. Anything or anyone not genuine; fraud; counterfeit
  3. (Sports) A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
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  1. Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
  2. A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
  3. (--- Law) Intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right
Something intended to deceive; a hoax or fraud.
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  1. Something intended to deceive; a hoax or fraud.
  2. A person who claims to be other than what he or she is; an impostor.
  3. Something made or done to cheat or deceive; fraud; sham; hoax
One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
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  1. One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
  2. A person who pretends to be someone or something that he or she is not, as to deceive or cheat others
  3. Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
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  1. One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
  2. (Historical) A person who mounted a bench, or platform, in a public place and sold quack medicines, usually attracting an audience by tricks, stories, etc.
  3. A hawker of quack medicines who attracts customers with stories, jokes, or tricks.
A person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold.
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  1. A person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold.
  2. A fraudulent or dishonest person.
  3. A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.
The sound made by a duck, or any sound like it
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  1. The sound made by a duck, or any sound like it
  2. Any person who pretends to have knowledge or skill in a particular field; charlatan
  3. A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.
An individual or entity who asserts a right or demand to money or property. An individual or entity who asserts a right or demand to money or property.
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  1. An individual or entity who asserts a right or demand to money or property. An individual or entity who asserts a right or demand to money or property.
  2. A person who makes a claim
  3. A party that makes a claim, especially one that is legally cognizable.
A horse entered in a claiming race
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  1. A horse entered in a claiming race
  2. A pretender to a royal title
  3. A person who makes a claim; a claimant
Find another word for pretender. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pretender, like: fraud, hypocrite, rogue, cheat, charlatan, fake, faker, fraud, humbug, impostor and mountebank.