spurious


spurious

adjective

Definition of SPURIOUS

1
being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud <a spurious Picasso painting that wouldn't have fooled an art expert for a second>
Near Antonyms natural; actual, true, valid
3
born to a father and mother who are not married <the spurious son of Charles II, the Duke of Monmouth would later mount a rebellion in a disastrous attempt to claim the throne>
Antonyms legitimate

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