Definition of pseud in English:

pseud

Pronunciation /so͞od/ /sud/

noun

informal
  • An intellectually pretentious or affected person.

    ‘at the height of the band's career, he was thought to be the biggest pseud in rock’
    pretentious person, poser, poseur, show-off, sham, fraud
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adjective

informal
  • Intellectually pretentious or affected.

    ‘to seek inspiration in literature or folklore is to risk being pilloried as pseud’

Origin

1950s abbreviation of pseudo.

Pronunciation

pseud

/so͞od/ /sud/