Definition of "fakes" []

  • To cause (something inferior or not genuine) to appear more valuable, desirable, or real by fraud or pretence (verb)
  • To pretend to have (an illness, emotion, etc) (verb)
  • To improvise (music, stage dialogue, etc) (verb)
  • An object, person, or act that is not genuine; sham, counterfeit, or forgery (noun)
  • Not genuine; spurious (adjective)
  • Plural form of fake. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fakes" in a sentence
  • "The other major downside with fakes is that synthetic fibers take a really, really long time to break down -- anywhere from 500 to 1,000 years, if estimates for plastic-bag degradation are anything to go by."
  • "Unfortunately, while the catch of fakes is often large, the ability of schools to accept more than a handful every few years or so is limited."
  • "Now, even post fakes from the 70s, 80s and 90s, from the old slower world must try to hide their old faking."