What does the word personation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Personator.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of personating; impersonation, especially false impersonation.

Usage examples for personation

  1. To the majority of persons, the wearing of spectacles for the purpose of disguise or personation, seems a perfectly simple and easy proceeding. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  2. The answer to this question is contained in the answer to the further question: 'What could have been the object of the personation? – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  3. It's a sure case- and simple when you see it in the light of your knowledge; a case of common personation. – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher