Definitions for fakefeɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fakefeɪk(v.; n.; adj.)faked, fak•ing
(v.t.)to create or render so as to mislead, deceive, or defraud others:
to fake a report.
to pretend; feign:
to fake illness.
to fake a person's signature.
to accomplish by improvising.
to trick (an opponent) by making a fake (often fol. by out).
Category: Music and Dance
(v.i.)to fake something; pretend.
to give a fake to an opponent.
fake out,Slang. to trick; outwit.
Category: Verb Phrase, Status (usage)
(n.)anything that misleads or defrauds others by seeming to be what it is not.
a person who fakes.
a simulated play or move intended to deceive an opponent.
Origin of fake:
1805–15; orig. vagrants' slang: to do for, rob, kill (someone), shape (something); perh. alter. of obs. feak, feague to beat, akin to D veeg a slap, vegen to sweep, wipe
fakefeɪk(v.; n.)faked, fak•ing
(v.t.)to lay (a rope) in a fake.
Category: Nautical, Navy
(n.)any complete loop of a rope.
Category: Nautical, Navy
Origin of fake:
1350–1400; ME: to coil (a rope), of obscure orig.
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
made to look like sth real or official to trick people
a fake Picasso; a fake ID card; fake tears
sth that is fake
The documents were fakes.
to create sth that looks real or official to trick people
He fakes passports for his clients.
to pretend sth to trick people
employees who fake illnesses
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
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.
Translations for fake
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
made in imitation of something more valuable, especially with the intention of deceiving
- nagemaak, vervalsteAfrikaans
- falsoPortuguese (BR)
- forfalsket; imiteret; uægteDanish
- ψεύτικος, πλαστός, κίβδηλοςGreek
- falsaður, óektaIcelandic
- netikras, padirbtasLithuanian
- imitert, forfalsketNorwegian
- falsk, förfalskadSwedish
- ที่ปลอม; เก๊Thai
- sahte, taklitTurkish
- 假的Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی اصلی چیز کی جعلی نقلUrdu
- 假的Chinese (Simp.)
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