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pre•tend•er



Pronunciation: (pri-ten'dur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/pretender.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a person who pretends, esp. for a dishonest purpose.
2. an aspirant or claimant (often fol. by to): a pretender to the throne.
3. a person who makes unjustified or false claims, statements, etc., as about personal status, abilities, intentions, or the like: a pretender to literary genius.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/pretender.html on line 123 pretender (Thesaurus)

 

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