Definitions for imitator

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word imitator

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•i•tateˈɪm ɪˌteɪt(v.t.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.

  1. to follow as a model or example.

  2. to mimic; impersonate.

  3. to make a copy of; reproduce closely.

  4. to have or assume the appearance of; simulate.

Origin of imitate:

1525–35; < L imitārī to copy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. impersonator, imitator(noun)

    someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another

  2. copycat, imitator, emulator, ape, aper(noun)

    someone who copies the words or behavior of another


  1. imitator(Noun)

    One who imitates or apes another.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. imitator

    A man who succeeds in being an imitation.

Translations for imitator

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who imitates.

Get even more translations for imitator »


Find a translation for the imitator definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these imitator definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"imitator." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for imitator?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for imitator: