|1.||[ adjective ] fraudulent; having a misleading appearance|
|Synonyms:||phony bogus bastard phoney|
|2.||[ noun ] something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be|
|Related terms:||imitation fake_book feign forge|
|3.||[ verb ] make a copy of with the intent to deceive|
"he faked the signature" "they counterfeited dollar bills" She forged a Green Card"
|Related terms:||re-create forger fakery forgery|
|4.||[ noun ] (football) a deceptive move made by a football player|
|Related terms:||feint football|
|5.||[ verb ] fake or falsify|
|Synonyms:||manipulate falsify cook wangle misrepresent fudge|
"Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"
|Related terms:||cheat juggle fabricate imposter misrepresentation falsification falsifier misrepresentaation fakery|
|6.||[ adjective ] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article|
|Synonyms:||simulated imitation faux false|
"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"
|7.||[ verb ] talk through one's hat|
|Synonyms:||bullshit bull waffle|
"The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
|Related terms:||feign bull|
|8.||[ noun ] a person who makes deceitful pretenses|
|Synonyms:||fraud faker pseud shammer impostor sham pseudo role_player pretender imposter|
|Related terms:||deceiver name_dropper namedropper ringer feign dissemble waffle simulate fudge|