Examples of faux in a Sentence
even the animal rights activists were fooled by the faux furs
Recent Examples of faux from the Web
The indoor family festival features carnival rides, ice skating, an ice slide, a faux snowball fighting arena, gift booths, inflatables, decorated Christmas trees and visits with the Big Elf himself.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived earlier to the soiree, with Kate (wearing what looks to be a coat with faux-fur trim) in the front seat and Prince George (in a blue coat) and Princess Charlotte in the back alongside nanny Maria Borrallo.
The winning combination was a deep red curtain worn as a cape, a blue bedsheet draped over my legs like a dress, some plastic gold chains, and a faux-fur collar of mysterious origin.
So don’t ask us to explain why faux fur, until very recently a bulky fiber that felt to the touch like a cheap stuffed animal, suddenly became as light and fluffy as whipped cream.
For added solace, Restoration Hardware has turned the humble bean bag into a plush pile of comfort by covering it in faux fur.
Flats, especially my own AW17 faux-fur bow sliders or Nike Free trainers.
Los Angeles this winter to tube across nine acres of faux snow, then drink hot cider between stints at the inflatable snow globe photo booth.
Moscow in the meddle Russia has been long suspected of meddling in the 2016 American presidential election, particularly through faux accounts and ad buys on various social media networks.
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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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