Definition of pseudo in English:

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pseudo

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞odō/

adjective

Not genuine; sham: we are talking about real journalists and not the pseudo kind
More example sentences
  • In appraising the mass of evidence, which has thus been collected, one has to be careful to weed out pseudo from genuine research.
  • SYNTHETIC SNAKESKIN - Similar to synthetic leathers, pseudo snakeskins have a fabric backing which makes them less fragile than real snakeskins.
  • These models served as a pseudo laboratory to examine the effectiveness of various fiscal and monetary policies in smoothing out economic fluctuations.
Synonyms
bogus, sham, phony, artificial, mock, ersatz, quasi-, fake, false, spurious, deceptive, misleading, assumed, contrived, affected, insincere
informal pretend, put-on

Origin

Late Middle English: independent use of pseudo-.

Words that rhyme with pseudo

escudo, judo, ludo, testudo, Trudeau

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Syllabification: pseu·do

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