Definition of pseud in English:

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pseud

Pronunciation: /so͞od/
informal

adjective

Intellectually or socially pretentious.

noun

A pretentious person; a poseur.
Example sentences
  • The guest list has so far been commendably free of the academics, hack-ademics, cranks and pseuds who once appeared to comprise the resident Montrose intelligentsia.
  • I mean, you just know he watched all the New York pseuds sitting down for a performance of his entirely-silent composition 4'33 ‘, and had serious trouble keeping from giggling.’
  • It's an effect called ‘frame dragging,’ which you can now officially use to trump the pseuds at the next cocktail party.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation of pseudo.

Words that rhyme with pseud

allude, brood, collude, conclude, crude, delude, dude, elude, étude, exclude, extrude, exude, feud, food, illude, include, intrude, Jude, lewd, mood, nude, obtrude, occlude, Oudh, preclude, protrude, prude, pultrude, rood, rude, seclude, shrewd, snood, transude, unglued, unsubdued, who'd, you'd
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