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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impersonator, imitatornoun

    someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another

Wiktionary

  1. impersonatornoun

    One who fraudulently impersonates another person.

  2. impersonatornoun

    Entertainer whose act is based upon performing impressions of others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impersonatornoun

    one who impersonates; an actor; a mimic

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  1. 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: ⁕Entertainment: An entertainer impersonates a celebrity, generally for entertainment, and makes fun of their recent scandals or known behavior patterns. Especially popular objects of impersonation are Elvis, Michael Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, and Lenin. Entertainers who impersonate multiple celebrities as part of their act, can be sorted into impressionists and celebrity impersonators. ⁕Crime: As part of a criminal act such as identity theft. This is usually where the criminal is trying to assume the identity of another, in order to commit fraud, such as accessing confidential information, or to gain property not belonging to them. Also known as social engineering and impostors. ⁕Decoys, used as a form of protection for political and military figures. This involves an impersonator who is employed to perform during public appearances, to mislead observers. ⁕Sowing discord, causing people to fight, or dislike each other for social, business or political gain.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impersonator in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impersonator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of impersonator in a Sentence

  1. Germaine Greer:

    Maybe I couldn't make it. Maybe I don't have a pretty smile, good teeth, nice tits, long legs, a cheeky ass, a sexy voice. Maybe I don't know how to handle men and increase my market value, so that the rewards due to the feminine will accrue to me. Then again, maybe I'm sick of the masquerade. I'm sick of pretending eternal youth. I'm sick of belying my own intelligence, my own will, my own sex. I'm sick of peering at the world through false eyelashes, so everything I see is mixed with a shadow of bought hairs; I'm sick of weighting my head with a dead mane, unable to move my neck freely, terrified of rain, of wind, of dancing too vigorously in case I sweat into my lacquered curls. I'm sick of the Powder Room. I'm sick of pretending that some fatuous male's self-important pronouncements are the objects of my undivided attention, I'm sick of going to films and plays when someone else wants to, and sick of having no opinions of my own about either. I'm sick of being a transvestite. I refuse to be a female impersonator. I am a woman, not a castrate.

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
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