Get Your Premium Membership

Impersonate Definition

More below...

Other Impersonate Definition

[v] pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter"
[v] represent another person with comic intentions
[v] assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna"; "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"


personate, portray, pose

Misc. Definitions

\Im*per"son*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impersonated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impersonating}.]
1. To invest with personality; to endow with the form of a living being.
2. To ascribe the qualities of a person to; to personify.
3. To assume, or to represent, the person or character of; to personate; as, he impersonated Macbeth. Benedict impersonated his age. --Milman.

More Impersonate Links: