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pseud

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpseudpseud /sjuːd $ suːd/ noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 a person who pretends to know a lot about a subject and talks about it in a complicated way in order to make other people admire them – used to show disapproval
Examples from the Corpus
pseudMrs Nina Pender was less a pseud than a sphinx.
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