Associations to the word «Fake»


FAKE, adjective. Not real; false, fraudulent.
FAKE, noun. Something which is not genuine, or is presented fraudulently.
FAKE, noun. A trick; a swindle.
FAKE, noun. (soccer) Move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage when dribbling an opponent.
FAKE, verb. To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.
FAKE, verb. 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.
FAKE, verb. To make a counterfeit, to counterfeit, to forge, to falsify.
FAKE, verb. To make a false display of, to affect, to feign, to simulate.
FAKE, noun. (nautical) One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
FAKE, verb. (nautical) 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.
FAKE BOOK, noun. (music) A collection of musical lead sheets intended to help a performer quickly learn new songs.
FAKE BOOKS, noun. Plural of fake book
FAKE FAN, noun. (dated) (fandom) (sometimes pejorative) Alternative form of fakefan
FAKE FAN, noun. (pejorative) Someone who falsely claims to be a fan.
FAKE FANS, noun. Plural of fake fan
FAKE FEN, noun. Plural of fake fan
FAKE OUT, verb. (transitive) (informal) To deceive, mislead, or trick (someone).
FAKE THE FUNK, verb. To perform below one's capacities.
FAKE THE FUNK, verb. To promise more than one can deliver.

Dictionary definition

FAKE, noun. Something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be.
FAKE, noun. A person who makes deceitful pretenses.
FAKE, noun. (football) a deceptive move made by a football player.
FAKE, verb. Make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card".
FAKE, verb. Tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data".
FAKE, verb. Speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it".
FAKE, adjective. Fraudulent; having a misleading appearance.
FAKE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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