imitator imitator  /ˈɪ mə ˌteɪ tər/


  1. (n) someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
  2. (n) someone who copies the words or behavior of another


  1. Monkeys looked longer at the imitator than they did at the other experimenter, and they chose to stand in front of the imitator more often.
  2. Each claims to be Kabul's original KFC imitator, and accuses the other of stealing the recipe from him.
  3. Now most in the academic art world seem resigned to The Colossus being an inferior work by a Goya imitator.


  • Comments

    How is it a competition when not so much as a single note is played? Maybe 'cause I'm a musician I would judge how accurate the playing looks and not how high the wigged, blue sequined suited imitator jumps.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader


  1. Hunter said that he and his fellow African American players "have a theory that baseball can go get an imitator and pass them off as us. It's like they had to get some kind of dark faces, so they go to the Dominican or Venezuela because you can get...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Torii Hunter Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. "No one can top Betty," she told the New York Times. "Why even try to be an imitator."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Carol Burnett Source:

  3. "The next president ...... must prevent Al Qaeda, or a Qaeda imitator, from gaining control of a nuclear device and detonating it in America," Jeffrey Goldberg wrote in a recent op-ed piece in the New York Times. "Everything else - Fannie...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Jeffrey Goldberg Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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