pseudo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pseudo-.

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Noun[edit]

pseudo (plural pseudos)

  1. An intellectually pretentious person; a pseudointellectual.
  2. A poseur; one who is fake.
  3. (travel industry, informal) pseudo-city code
  4. (Internet) A pseudonym; a false name used for online anonymity.
    • 2011, Divina Frau-Meigs, Media Matters in the Cultural Contradictions of the "Information Society" (page 299)
      Issues such as verifiability (for age declared), anonymity (in spite of pseudos and avatars) and traceability are at stake []

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

Adjective[edit]

pseudo (not comparable)

  1. Other than what is apparent, a sham.
  2. Insincere.
  3. Spurious.

References[edit]

  • The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pseudo m (plural pseudos)

  1. (chiefly Internet slang) A nickname, handle or pseudonym.