Definition Of fake


a thing that is not genuine; a forgery or sham.

the painting was a fake

forge or counterfeit (something).

the woman faked her spouse's signature

not genuine; counterfeit.

fake designer clothing

Example Of fake

  • A gem-collector friend of mine claims he can tell if a diamond is a fake from twenty paces.

  • All his life, Frank fought neo-Nazi claims that the diary was a fake .

  • Also, don't fake that you're lost in a subject if you're really pulling down A's.

  • Although he's supposed to be English, he doesn't try to fake the accent, which somehow works in his favour.

  • As a Christian, I accept as a basic premise of our faith that men are liars and many claims of levitation are fake .

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