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impostor

im·pos·tor (im·pos·ter)

impostor (imposter)

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm pa str
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: one who defrauds or deceives by pretending to be another person.
The man who claimed to be heir to the throne was an impostor.
similar words:
humbug, sham
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