verb (used with object), im·per·son·at·ed, im·per·son·at·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM impersonateim·per·son·a·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for impersonate
The lures were highly tailored and targeted, designed to impersonate executives within and outside Arweave.Are Chinese spies trying to hack this anticensorship startup? Its execs believe so|rhhackettfortune|November 5, 2020|Fortune
If the President seems to be doing his best Clinton impersonation, he must be evil.‘Persecuted’ Is the Christian Right’s Paranoid Wet Dream|Candida Moss|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As they spoke, I could almost swear Hank was slipping into a John Wayne impersonation.‘To’hajiilee’ Is the Finest Episode of ‘Breaking Bad’ Yet|Andrew Romano|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the last nine months has done his best Colin Powell impersonation.Up to Speed: Washington’s Prewar Politicking on Syria|Eli Lake|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Michael Jackson Bar Mitzvah Shawn Goldberg did his best Michael Jackson impersonation at his 1984 bar mitzvah.The Six Most Fabulous, Most Epic Bar Mitzvah Dances Ever (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are probably a lot of people who could do a spot-on Jeff Buckley impersonation and could get the hair going.‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’: Penn Badgley on Playing Late Musician Jeff Buckley|Richard Porton|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Impersonation may be more easily achieved intellectually, requiring only keen observation and the power of imitation.
Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.
But one funny thing about that impersonation which I did not realize until tonight.
When he thinks he has given an extraordinarily clever impersonation he shakes with laughter.The Diary of Philip Westerly|Paul Compton
In the rocky gorges of the ocean we may often trace a strange permanent impersonation of shipwreck.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo