A person who claims or aspires to a title or position: the pretender to the throne
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- He isn't thinking of returning full-time to a career in interviewing and he wasn't keen to offer advice to the latest pretender to his throne.
- Proves that a serious pretender to the throne of pop music refinement need not settle for a mere band when the London Philharmonic will do just as well.
- Plus, I am not even Chinese, so I am not a China girl per se, just a pretender to the throne.