Synonyms for (noun) pretender

Synonyms: hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, pretender, phoney, phony

Definition: a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true


Synonyms: imposter, impostor, sham, shammer, role player, fraud, fake, faker, pseud, pseudo, pretender

Definition: a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true


Synonyms: Pretender

Definition: a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)

Similar words: claimant

Definition: someone who claims a benefit or right or title

Usage: claimants of unemployment compensation; he was a claimant to the throne