fake, sham, postiche(noun)
something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player(noun)
a person who makes deceitful pretenses
(football) a deceptive move made by a football player
bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard(adj)
fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated(verb)
not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
"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"
forge, fake, counterfeit(verb)
make a copy of with the intent to deceive
"he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)
tamper, with the purpose of deception
"Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake(verb)
speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
"The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
Something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.
A trick; a swindle.
Move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage when dribbling an opponent.
To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.
To make; to construct; to do.
To modify fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it.
To make a counterfeit, to counterfeit, to forge, to falsify.
To make a false display of, to affect, to feign, to simulate.
One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form, to prevent twisting when running out.
Not real; false, fraudulent.
Which fur coat looks fake?
one of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil
to coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form,, to prevent twisting when running out
to cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob
to make; to construct; to do
to manipulate fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it
a trick; a swindle
Origin: [Cf. Scot. faik fold, stratum of stone, AS. fc space, interval, G. fach compartment, partition, row, and E. fay to fit.]
Fake is a seven-volume Boys' Love manga by Sanami Matoh. The story focuses in a romance between Randy "Ryo" Maclean and Dee Laytner, two New York City detectives from the fictitious 27th precinct. An anime version of the fifth act from the second manga is also available, in the form of an OVA. Randy "Ryo" Maclean, a half-Japanese cop, is new to the 27th Precinct, and he is partnered with Dee Laytner, an American with an overconfident attitude. The seven-volume manga details their adventures as police in a violent city and delves into each one's past, as well as developing their slowly building relationship. The final volume contains yaoi, and the first six volumes are mostly of a less intense, shōnen-ai nature. Other noteworthy characters are Bikky and Carol, two kids who have lost their families and have been taken in by Ryo, and subsequently by Dee. A few of the acts focus on the very sweet young love that develops between those two. JJ and Drake are other detectives from the 27th, and JJ, completely obsessed with Dee, becomes quite jealous of Ryo, and that of course makes for some interesting moments throughout the manga, although JJ moves his attentions to Drake towards the end of the series. Berkeley Rose has a similar fancy for Ryo. He isn't shy about it either, going so far as to steal a kiss whenever possible, much to the irritation of both Dee and Ryo.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fāk, v.t. to fold, coil.—n. a coil of rope, &c.
fāk, v.t. to steal: to make up an article so as to hide its defects.—n. Fake′ment, any swindling device. [Prof. Skeat thinks it merely the Mid. Dut. facken, to catch; Mr Bradley suggests the earlier feak, feague, Ger. fegen, to furbish up.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
An event that occurs every four years in the United States; hence, by extension, anything popular.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A false report. FAKIR A false reporter.
The numerical value of fake in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Integrity is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake your consciousness, just as honesty is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake existence.
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour -- ha ha ha ha ha -- they'll take you away, man. You can't.
So cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.
For mankind, science is the only real candle in this dark universe; all other candles are fake! Science is our only real hope; all other hopes are fake! Remember this!
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
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Translations for fake
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- подправям, навивам въже, подправен, фалшификат, витка, фалшифицирам, фалшифициранBulgarian
- falsejarCatalan, Valencian
- fingieren, simulieren, Irreführung, Schwindel, gefälscht, vortäuschen, fälschen, Illusion, Trug, unecht, Imitat, imitieren, FälschungGerman
- falsificación, falso, falsear, fingir, falsificarSpanish
- tekeytyä, väärentää, olla olevinaan, väärennetty, teeskennellä, filmata, parannella, feikataFinnish
- fausser, factice, falsifié, contrefait, faux, feint, artificielFrench
- gadungan, palsuIndonesian
- duglia, dugliareItalian
- 偽, 偽造, 贋, 偽物Japanese
- ក្លែងក្លាយ, របស់ក្លែងKhmer
- жасалма, митаамдык, алдамчылыкKyrgyz
- nep, voorwendenDutch
- de mentira, falso, falsearPortuguese
- подделать, фальшивый, прикинуться, притвориться, фейк, фальшивка, прикидываться, притворяться, фэйк, подделка, ненастоящий, подделывать, поддельныйRussian
- fejk, fejka, falskSwedish
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