Associations to the word «Pretender»

Wiktionary

PRETENDER, noun. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold.
PRETENDER, noun. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.

Dictionary definition

PRETENDER, noun. A claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title).
PRETENDER, noun. A person who makes deceitful pretenses.
PRETENDER, noun. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives.

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb