pseudo etymology

English word pseudo comes from English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.)

Detailed word origin of pseudo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
pseudo English (eng) (Internet) A pseudonym; a false name used for online anonymity.. (travel industry, informal) pseudo-city code. A poseur; one who is fake.. An intellectually pretentious person; a pseudointellectual. Insincere.. Other than what is apparent; spurious; sham.

Words with the same origin as pseudo

Descendants of pseudo-
polypseudorotaxane pseudoallergic pseudobranchial pseudocompact pseudoconcave pseudoconvex pseudodementia pseudodiffusion pseudodiscipline pseudoenvironmentalist pseudofruit pseudogenome pseudoholomorphic pseudohyponatremia pseudolithiasis pseudomerohedry pseudomusical pseudoradical pseudoresponse pseudoreversible pseudoriparian pseudoseasonal pseudowire pseudoxanthoma