Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act of personating; impersonation, especially false impersonation.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", J. S. Fletcher.