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Definitions and Synonyms of personage | Another word for personage | What is personage?

Definition 1: another word for person; a person not meriting identification - [noun denoting person]

Samples where personage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a strange personage appeared at the door

(personage is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 2: a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for personage in the sense of this definition

(personage is a kind of ...) a fully developed person from maturity onward

(... is a kind of personage ) a person of distinguished rank or appearance

(... is a kind of personage ) a well-known or notable person

"they studied all the great names in the history of France" "she is an important figure in modern music"

(... is a kind of personage ) a powerful person who shows favoritism to relatives or close friends

(... is a kind of personage ) someone who sets the plan pursued by a government or business etc.

"policy makers often make the right decision for the wrong reason"

(... is a kind of personage ) a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control

"a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it"

(... is a kind of personage ) a person unreasonably held to be immune to criticism

(... is a kind of personage ) an important person in India

(... is a kind of personage ) a socially prominent person

(... is a kind of personage ) a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc

(... is a kind of personage ) an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

(... is a kind of personage ) the most important person in a group or undertaking

(... is a kind of personage ) an important person who can bring leaders to power through the exercise of political influence

"the Earl of Warwick was the first kingmaker"

(... is a kind of personage ) an important influential person

"he thinks he's a big shot" "she's a big deal in local politics" "the Qaeda commander is a very big fish"

(... is a kind of personage ) a widely known person

"he was a baseball celebrity"

(... is a kind of personage ) a person of exceptional importance and reputation

(... is a kind of personage ) any influential person whose advice is highly respected

(... is a kind of personage ) (French) a person who exercises power or influence in certain areas without holding an official position

"the President's wife is an eminence grise in matters of education"

(... is a kind of personage ) a title used to address dignitaries (such as ambassadors or governors); usually preceded by `Your' or `His' or `Her'

"Your Excellency"

(... is a kind of personage ) someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)

(... is a kind of personage ) an influential person who works hard to promote the causes they are interested in

(... is a kind of personage ) a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy

(... is a kind of personage ) an arrogant or conceited person of importance

(... is a kind of personage ) an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)

"he told his story to some conservative worthies" "local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable"

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