impostor impostor  /ɪm ˈpɔ stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Usage(s):

  1. Crossing School Yard to Upper Chapel he produced his royal warrant to prove he was no impostor, listened to addresses in Latin by Headmaster Elliott and the captain of the school.
  2. Crossing School Yard to Upper Chapel he produced his royal warrant to prove he was no impostor, listened to addresses in Latin by Headmaster Elliott and the captain of the school.

News

  • How To Stop Feeling Like An Impostor

    The 'impostor' syndrome—feelings of self-doubt, that you've flown under the radar or somehow 'fooled them'—plagues more successful women than men, says Dr. Valerie Young, author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women. She offers tips to break free of it and own your success.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

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Quotes

  1. Kagame called the judge "an impostor, a politician" in an interview Wednesday with France-Culture radio.
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Paul Kagame Source: USA Today

  2. "In a sophisticated form of identity theft, impostor groups are duping consumers and stealing the names, the remuneration and the legacy of the pioneers of rock 'n' roll," Jon Bauman, formerly "Bowzer" of Sha Na Na, told legislators.
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: Jon Bauman Source: Newsday

  3. "And that worked for quite a while. But it was a shortsighted point of view," said Bartlett, who has just written a book, "The Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy."
    on Oct 22, 2005 By: Bruce Bartlett Source: USA Today

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