noun forg·ery \ˈfrj-rē, ˈfr-jə-\

: the crime of falsely making or copying a document in order to deceive people

: something that is falsely made or copied in order to deceive people : something that is forged

plural forg·er·ies

Full Definition of FORGERY

archaic :  invention
:  something forged
:  an act of forging; especially :  the crime of falsely and fraudulently making or altering a document (as a check)

Examples of FORGERY

  1. <that is a cheap forgery, not an authentic Ming Dynasty vase>

First Known Use of FORGERY


Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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