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Meaning of IMPERSONATION

Pronunciation:  `impursun'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  imitating the mannerisms of another person
  2. [n]  pretending to be another person
  3. [n]  a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
 

IMPERSONATION is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: caricature, imitation, imposture, personation
 
 See Also: acting, apery, burlesque, charade, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, humor, humour, lampoon, mimicry, mockery, parody, pasquinade, performing, playacting, playing, put-on, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty, wit, witticism, wittiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*per`son*a"tion\, Impersonification
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acting, aping, buffoonery, business, characterization, copying, counterfeiting, dumb show, embodiment, emulation, enacting, enactment, fakery, following, forgery, gag, ham, hammy acting, hit-off, hoke, hokum, imitation, imposture, impression, incarnation, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, mirroring, mummery, onomatopoeia, overacting, pantomime, pantomiming, parody, patter, performance, performing, personation, personification, plagiarism, plagiary, playacting, playing, portrayal, posing, projection, repetition, representation, simulation, slapstick, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stunt, takeoff, taking a role
 

 

 

 

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