Definitions for imitator

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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

im′i•ta`tor(n.)

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

Wiktionary

  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

imitator(noun)

a person who imitates.

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