Definition of fake it
- 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.
: not true, real, or genuine : counterfeit, sham
: one that is not what it purports to be: such as
: a worthless imitation passed off as genuine
: impostor, charlatan
: 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 2fake c)
: one loop of a coil (as of ship's rope or a fire hose) coiled free for running
: to coil in fakes
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