impostor
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This word may also be spelled "imposter."
impostor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el impostor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la impostora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It took us one month to realize that he was not the real Dr. Edwards, but an impostor.Tardamos un mes en darnos cuenta de que él no era el verdadero Dr. Edwards, sino un impostor.
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imposter
impostor
[ɪmˈpɒstəʳ]
noun
impostoraimpostora (m) (f);a impostora
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impostor
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el impostor, la impostora(
eem
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pohs
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tohr
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (deceiver)
a. impostor
Todos en el pueblo le rindieron pleitesía al supuesto príncipe extranjero, pero resultó ser un impostor.Everybody in town bowed down to the supposed foreign prince, but he turned out to be an impostor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (fraudulent)
a. fake
Julián fue defraudado por una sociedad de inversión impostora.Julian was cheated by a fake investment company.
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impostor
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (suplantador)
a. fraudulent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (suplantador)
a. impostor
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impostora impostora
1 (charlatán) impostor
2 (calumniador) slanderer
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