[Noun] Someone who makes a false claim to a position of power.
Example: James was known as a pretender because he claimed the crown of Great Britain when he was not the legal heir.
Found op http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/
[n] - a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)
Found op http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Pretender
Claimant to a throne. In British history, the term is widely used to describe the Old Pretender (James Edward Stuart) and his son, the Young Pretender (
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
Pre·tend'er noun 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 t...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/157
• (n.) One who pretends, simulates, or feigns. • (n.) 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. • (n.) One who lays claim, or assert...
Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/pretender/
[Transformers] The result of the debate was delete. --Pablo D. Flores (Talk) 19:34, 9 March 2006 (UTC) ===ACPOC Syndrome=== Article is an unverified neologism. Google produces zero hits for entire term; acronym alone has no hits for legal connotation (chiefly for "Association of Childrens Pr...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretender_(Transformers)
[disambiguation] A pretender is a claimant to an abolished throne or to a throne already occupied by somebody else. In English, the term is commonly used for two notable claimants to the British throne: Pretender or The Pretender may also refer to: == Film and television == ...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretender_(disambiguation)
A pretender is one who claims entitlement to an unavailable position of honour or rank. Most often it refers to a former monarch, or descendant thereof, whose throne is occupied or claimed by a rival, or has been abolished. Although "claimant" is sometimes preferred, the term in itself is not pejor...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretender
[horse] Pretender (1866–1878) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. After showing promise as a two-year-old in 1868 he improved to become a top class performer in the early part of the following year. He won the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket and the Epsom Derby. Pretender was the last...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretender_(horse)
1) Claimant 2) Pretender
Found op http://www.mijnwoordenboek.nl/EN/crossword-dictionary/pretender/1
Tip: double click on a word to show its meaning.
No exact matches found.
Typ a word and hit `Search`.
The most recent searches on Encyclo. Between brackets you will find the number of results and number of related results.
• ergon (4)
• Parametriocnemus (1)
• Futarchy (1)
• Chinstrap (2)
• Croftland (2)
• Yangtse Incident (2)
• Goniasteridae (1)
• spot film radiography (3)
• Colibacillus (4)
• Teivel (2)
• infantile osteomalacia (2)
• loja (4)
• mens (3)
• onomamania (3)
• loincloth (4)
• panormos (2)
• Sawer (3)
• hekistotherm (1)
• oesophagus (16)
• Perfectibility (6)
• SS N 2 Styx (1)
• pneumolith (3)
• cerumino (25)
• Siroi Danmakukun (1)