Examples of faux in a Sentence
even the animal rights activists were fooled by the faux furs
Recent Examples of faux from the Web
Earlier this week, the stylish 4-year-old stepped out in New York City looking cool as a cucumber in an orange spaghetti strap dress adorned with a faux corset.
Line premade paper boxes with parchment; serve up the last of your crew’s favorite pies; and garnish with sprigs of wheat, dried or faux berries and raffia.
An entire back room of their store is dedicated to seasonal staples - sparkle, faux fur and Rudolph red - picked to pop inside the five-day retail wonderland.
Absent were The Shallows star’s signature flowing blonde locks, with a shorter shoulder-sweeping ‘do in its place, making her the latest celebrity to rock a lob (although the hairstyle appears to be faux, at least for now).
In adopting the faux democratic language of Facebook and Twitter, Apple has made the perfect physical metaphor for the largely ineffable problem the internet poses to democracy.
Becky said, pointing out a blood-red beating heart, a bowl of slimy guts, Becky’s mother’s teeth, bottles of secret potions and faux poisons.
Twin Sails Brewing, next door to Yellow Dog, has a quirky tasting room with tall tables and faux-brick wall covering that recalls small-town taverns.
Shaub wrote in faux-congratulations, knowing full well that Trump had no such plans.
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Origin and Etymology of faux
First Known Use: 1684See Words from the same year
Synonymsartificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, imitation, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic
Antonymsgenuine, natural, real
Related Wordscultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spurious
Near Antonymsauthentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulterated
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