noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɔstɝ'] a person who makes deceitful pretenses.
- name dropper
- role player
Example sentences of the word imposter
1. Noun, singular or mass
For the civilian, it might be difficult to spot an imposter in a military uniform, but there are things you can look for and even databases you can use to verify someone's military service.
If you’ve ever struggled with imposter syndrome — the fear that you’re not as good at your work or relationships as everyone seems to think you are — you know this intimately.