AskDefine | Define pseudo

Dictionary Definition

pseudo adj : (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of; "a pseudo esthete"; "pseudoclassic" n : a person who makes deceitful pretenses [syn: imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseud, role player]

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English

Etymology

From pseudo-.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. An intellectually pretentious person; a poseur; false, fake

Related terms

References

  • The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

Adjective

  1. sham; spurious
  2. insincere

References

  • The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

French

Noun

fr-noun m
  1. A nickname, handle or pseudonym, especially on the Internet.

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