Definition of 'persona'
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He had already adopted a very different persona from that of a warden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He adopted a different persona for each of us. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her interview does little to add to her public persona. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Maybe his anger is an adopted persona? Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the singer has said some of her behaviour is just a stage persona. The Sun (2011)No praise is too high for a man whose somewhat diffident public persona masks a character who is as tough as nails. The Sun (2012)That said, she is not a woman whose public persona does her any favours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His public persona was impressive, but he emerges from this history as a flawed figure. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)To me, he said that the bubbly persona he adopts today is a bit of an act. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When your public persona is more important than the facts, it makes it difficult to have a rational relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)HIS public persona does not seem to be that of a romantic with a natural affinity with modern technology. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You will also discover a new side of yourself, for you adopt a slightly different persona when you speak a foreign language. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With the cameras off, he was engaging, but his public persona was stiff. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His mild manner is far from the high-pitched, grating insistence of his stage persona. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The great integrity that meant that when the red light went on he didn't have to change into a public persona, as some performers do. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)
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Translations for 'persona'
British English: persona NOUN
Someone's persona is the aspect of their character or nature that they present to other people, perhaps in contrast to their real character or nature.
...the contradictions between her private life and the public persona.
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