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Definition of Pretender

Pretender
Pretender Pre*tend"er, n. 1. One who lays claim, or asserts a title (to something); a claimant. Specifically, The pretender (Eng. Hist.), the son or the grandson of James II., the heir of the royal family of Stuart, who laid claim to the throne of Great Britain, from which the house was excluded by law. It is the shallow, unimproved intellects that are the confident pretenders to certainty. --Glanvill. 2. One who pretends, simulates, or feigns.

Meaning of Pretender from wikipedia

- A pretender is someone who claims to be the rightful ruler of a country although not recognized as such by the current government. The term is often used...
- Pretenders are a British–American rock band formed in March 1978. The original band consisted of founder and main songwriter Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals...
- "The Great Pretender" is a po****r song recorded by The Platters, with Tony Williams on lead vocals, and released as a single in November 1955. The words...
- Pretenders may refer to: The Pretenders, a rock band Pretenders (album), the 1980 debut album by the group Pretenders (TV series), a 1972 British television...
- The Pretender is an American action drama television series created by Steven Long Mitc**** and Craig W. Van Sickle, that aired on NBC from September...
- as "Charles III". During his lifetime, he was also known as "the Young Pretender" and "the Young Chevalier"; in po****r memory, he is "Bonnie Prince Charlie"...
- Great Pretender (stylized as GREAT PRETENDER) is a ****anese original net animation series produced by Wit Studio, directed by Hiro Kaburagi and written...
- A pretender is a claimant to an abolished throne or to a throne already occupied by somebody else. Pretender or The Pretender may also refer to: The Pretender...
- "The Pretender" is a song by the American alternative rock band Foo Fighters. It was the first single from the group's 2007 album Echoes, Silence, Patience...
- The Pretender is the fourth album by the American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1976. It peaked at No. 5 on Billboard's album chart. The...