fake book

noun

: a book that contains the melody lines of popular copyrighted songs without accompanying harmonies and that is published without the permission of the copyright owners

Word History

Etymology

fake entry 3 (to improvise) + book

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“Fake book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fake%20book. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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