What is another word for Shamming?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈamɪŋ] (IPA)

Shamming is often used to describe someone pretending to be something or someone they're not. Some synonyms for the word shamming include faking, pretending, impersonating, acting, counterfeiting, feigning, and imitating. These words all imply the idea of pretending or putting on a false appearance. To sham is to deceive or mislead others intentionally, and these synonyms all capture that same idea. Whether you're trying to describe someone lying, faking an illness, or presenting themselves in a false light, these synonyms for shamming can help you express yourself more precisely.

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Usage examples for Shamming

Do you think I'm Shamming, so as to get out of serving in the Army?
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
You're not Shamming ennui, are you, to imitate your swell acquaintances?
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
Well, sonny, that Kaffir were Shamming.
"Tales from the Veld"
Ernest Glanville

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