Not genuine; sham.‘we are talking about real journalists and not the pseudo kind’
- ‘But with the advent of colour inkjet printers, the power to make dinky, pseudo - 3D model buildings is now in everyone's hands.’
- ‘SYNTHETIC SNAKESKIN - Similar to synthetic leathers, pseudo snakeskins have a fabric backing which makes them less fragile than real snakeskins.’
- ‘These models served as a pseudo laboratory to examine the effectiveness of various fiscal and monetary policies in smoothing out economic fluctuations.’
- ‘In appraising the mass of evidence, which has thus been collected, one has to be careful to weed out pseudo from genuine research.’
- ‘Healthy and whole human beings are required - not pseudo machines and imitation heroes who are not what they appear to be.’
Late Middle English: independent use of pseudo-.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.