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Definitions of pseud

pseud  (sjuːd

Definitions

noun

  1. (informal) a false, artificial, or pretentious person

adjective

  1. another word for pseudo

Synonyms

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= poser (informal), fraud, phoney or phony (informal), trendy (British) (informal), humbug

pseud.

Definitions

abbreviation for

  1. pseudonym

pseudo- or (sometimes before a vowel) pseud-

Definitions

combining form

  1. false, pretending, or unauthentic   ⇒ pseudo-intellectual
  2. having a close resemblance to   ⇒ pseudopodium

Word Origin

from Greek pseudēs false, from pseudein to lie

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