Definición de imposture en inglés:

imposture

Silabificación: im·pos·ture
Pronunciación: /imˈpäsCHər
 
/

sustantivo

  • An instance of pretending to be someone else in order to deceive others.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In my previous impostures in the English department, I had picked up some of the rudiments of Romanticism, but one idea that intrigued me was Edmund Burke's theory of the sublime.
    • Yet even after he had sold his story to Life magazine, and exposed his strategies, he was unable to resist further impostures.
    • When threatened with ‘a very painful experiment’ to uncover any secret, she confessed her imposture on December 7 and was charged as a ‘notorious and vile cheat’.
    Sinónimos
    misrepresentation, pretense, deceit, deception, trickery, artifice, subterfuge, feint; hoax, trick, ruse, dodge
    informal con, scam, flimflam

Origen

mid 16th century: via French from late Latin impostura, from Latin imposit- 'imposed upon', from the verb imponere (see impose).

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