fake


fake

noun

Definition of FAKE

1
an imitation that is passed off as genuine <experts declared that one of the museum's prized paintings was actually a fake>
Synonyms counterfeit, forgery, hoax, humbug, phony (also phoney), sham
Near Antonyms original
2
one who makes false claims of identity or expertise <a hidden-camera investigation revealed that the so-called psychic was a fake>

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