pretender

pretender

n.

  1. one who simulates, pretends, or alleges falsely; a hypocrite or dissembler.
  2. one who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.

n

  1. a person who pretends or makes false allegations
  2. (government, politics & diplomacy) a person who mounts a claim, as to a throne or title

n.

  1. a person who pretends, esp. for a dishonest purpose.
  2. an aspirant or claimant (often fol. by to): a pretender to the throne.
  3. a person who makes unjustified or false claims.