impersonator

impersonator
Synonyms and related words:
ape, artist, artiste, belly dancer, blagueur, bluff, bluffer, burlesque queen, charlatan, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, conformist, conjurer, copier, copycat, copyist, coryphee, counterfeiter, cuckoo, dancer, dancing girl, dissembler, dissimulator, ecdysiast, echo, echoer, echoist, entertainer, exotic dancer, fake, faker, female impersonator, forger, fourflusher, fraud, geisha, geisha girl, guisard, guiser, hoofer, humbug, hypocrite, imitator, impostor, incognita, incognito, magician, malingerer, masker, masquerader, mime, mimer, mimic, mimicker, mocker, mockingbird, monkey, mountebank, mummer, musician, nautch girl, parrot, peeler, performer, phony, plagiarist, playactor, player, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poser, poseur, prestidigitator, pretender, public entertainer, quack, quacksalver, quackster, ringer, saltimbanco, sham, shammer, sheep, show girl, simulator, singer, stripper, stripteaser, stripteuse, thespian, trouper, vaudevillian, vaudevillist

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  • Impersonator — Im*per son*a tor, n. One who impersonates; an actor; a mimic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impersonator — (n.) one who assumes the person or character of another, 1853, from IMPERSONATE (Cf. impersonate) with Latinate agent noun suffix …   Etymology dictionary

  • impersonator — *actor, player, mummer, mime, mimic, performer, thespian, trouper …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Impersonator — An impersonator is someone who imitates or copies the behavior or actions of another. There are many reasons for someone to be an impersonator, some common ones being as follows:* Legally: An entertainer impersonates a celebrity, generally for… …   Wikipedia

  • impersonator — UK [ɪmˈpɜː(r)s(ə)nˌeɪtə(r)] / US [ɪmˈpɜrs(ə)nˌeɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms impersonator : singular impersonator plural impersonators someone who impersonates someone else in order to make people laugh, especially as a job …   English dictionary

  • impersonator — /im perr seuh nay teuhr/, n. 1. a person who pretends to be another. 2. an actor who impersonates specific persons or types of persons as a form of entertainment. 3. See female impersonator. [1850 55; IMPERSONATE + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • impersonator — im|per|son|a|tor [ımˈpə:səneıtə US ˈpə:rsəneıtər] n someone who copies the way that other people look, speak, and behave, as part of a performance ▪ a female impersonator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • impersonator — [[t]ɪmpɜ͟ː(r)səneɪtə(r)[/t]] impersonators N COUNT An impersonator is a stage performer who impersonates famous people. Syn: impressionist …   English dictionary

  • impersonator — impersonate ► VERB ▪ pretend to be (another person) for entertainment or fraud. DERIVATIVES impersonation noun impersonator noun. ORIGIN from IN (Cf. ↑in ) + Latin persona person …   English terms dictionary

  • impersonator — noun see impersonate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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