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To pretend to be someone else - synonyms or related words

pose as

to pretend to be a particular person or type of person in order to trick people

mimic

verb

to copy someone’s voice, behaviour, or appearance, especially in order to make people laugh or to make someone feel annoyed or embarrassed

ape

verb

to copy someone, especially the way they behave or speak

impersonate

verb

to pretend to be someone else by copying the way that they look, speak, or behave in order to trick people

parody

verb

to copy someone or something in a way that makes people laugh

masquerade

verb

to pretend to be someone or something that you are not

imitate

verb

to copy someone’s actions, words, or behaviour, often in order to make people laugh

play

verb

to pretend to be someone else while playing

send up

to make someone seem silly by pretending to speak or behave like them

imitation

noun

an act of copying someone’s actions, words, or behaviour, often in order to make people laugh

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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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Open Dictionary

platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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