Definitions for fake

Definitions for (noun) fake

Main entry: fake, juke

Definition: (football) a deceptive move made by a football player


Main entry: fake, sham, postiche

Definition: something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be


Main entry: imposter, impostor, sham, shammer, role player, fraud, fake, faker, pseud, pseudo, pretender

Definition: a person who makes deceitful pretenses


Definitions for (verb) fake

Main entry: talk through one's hat, bull, bullshit, fake

Definition: speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

Usage: The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it


Main entry: fake, forge, counterfeit

Definition: make a copy of with the intent to deceive

Usage: he faked the signature; they counterfeited dollar bills; She forged a Green Card


Main entry: fudge, fake, falsify, manipulate, cook, misrepresent, wangle

Definition: tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage: Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data


Definitions for (adj) fake

Main entry: bastard, fake, phoney, phony, bogus

Definition: fraudulent; having a misleading appearance


Main entry: fake, false, faux, simulated, imitation

Definition: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

Usage: it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur; faux pearls; false teeth; decorated with imitation palm leaves; a purse of simulated alligator hide


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