Impersonate definition

ĭm-pûrsə-nāt
To imitate the appearance, voice, or manner of; mimic.

An entertainer who impersonates celebrities.

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To act the part of.
  • To mimic the appearance, manner, etc. of (a person) for purposes of entertainment.
  • To pretend to be for purposes of fraud.
    To impersonate an officer.
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To manifest in corporeal form, or in one's own person or body.
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To pretend to be (a different person), to assume the identity of.

The conman managed to impersonate several executives.

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To assume the character or appearance of, especially fraudulently.

Impersonate a police officer.

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(now rare) To represent in the form of a person; personify; embody.
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Origin of impersonate