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seemer

[ see-mer ]
/ ˈsi mər /
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noun

a person who constantly pretends.

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Origin of seemer

First recorded in 1595–1605; seem + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for seemer

  • Angelo, the would-be Puritan ruler, was a "false seemer," Malvolio was a "chough."

    The Man Shakespeare|Frank Harris
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