fake it

Definition of fake it


  1. :  to pretend to be something that one is not or to have some knowledge or ability that one does not really have He acts like he's my friend, but I can tell that he's just faking it. He didn't know the words to the song, so he had to fake it.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to coil in fakes

  1. :  one loop of a coil (as of ship's rope or a fire hose) coiled free for running

  1. :  counterfeit, sham

  1. :  one that is not what it purports to be: such as

    :  a worthless imitation passed off as genuine

    :  impostor, charlatan

  1. :  to alter, manipulate, or treat so as to give a spuriously (see spurious 2) genuine appearance to :  doctor

    :  counterfeit, simulate, concoct

    :  to deceive (an opponent) in a sports contest by means of a fake (see 4fake c)

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