Synonyms of 'pseud'
poserDictionary, fraud, phoney or phony (informal)
They should be exposed for the snobs and pseuds they truly are.
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A fraud is something or someone that deceives people in a way that is illegal or dishonest.
He believes many psychics are frauds.
You can refer to a person as a humbug when you think they are being dishonest, insincere, or pretending to be someone who they are not.
What a revolting humbug the man was!
Thesaurus for pseud from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that someone is a pseud , you mean that they are trying to appear very intellectual but you think that they appear silly .