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pseudnoun [C]

uk   /sjuːd/  us   /suːd/ UK informal disapproving
a ​person who ​tries to ​seem to have ​detailedknowledge or ​excellentjudgment of a ​subject, ​especially in ​art, ​literature, ​music, etc.: He's such a pseud, with his ​talk of '"​lambentharmonies" and "​meltingarpeggios".
adjective uk   /ˈsjuː.di/  us   /ˈsuː.di/
I have to say, I don't have much ​time for the pseudy ​vocabulary of ​winesnobs.
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