What does the word pretender mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A claimant.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A hypocritc.

Usage examples for pretender

  1. Oh, if she could only guess which was the real self, which the pretender! – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  2. " In my eyes he is, at this time, only a hypocritical pretender. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  3. He consents to the fraud and speedily acquires a following as pretender to the English throne. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas