Synonyms of 'pose as something or someone'
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If someone feigns a particular feeling, attitude, or physical condition, they try to make other people think that they have it or are experiencing it, although this is not true.
You can't feign interest in something you loathe.
If someone impersonates a person, they pretend to be that person, either to deceive people or to make people laugh.
He was returned to prison for impersonating a police officer.
Thesaurus for pose as something or someone from the Collins English Thesaurus