What is fake?

  • (verb): Make a copy of with the intent to deceive.
    Synonyms: forge, counterfeit
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fake:

Shanzhaiism
... However, with shanzhaiism in mind, people can produce fake and pirate products in a massively organized way ... Fake and pirate products are produced ... For example, there was once a so-called Fake-One Road ( 山寨一條街 ) in China ...
Controversies Surrounding Grand Theft Auto IV - Little Lacy Surprise Pageant
... This is a reference to the fake commercials heard on the fictitious radio stations in Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories ... The fake site–www.littlelacysurprisepageant.com–displays a message from virtual authorities saying it has been closed down ... The domain name address is just one of dozens of fake sites in GTA IV ...
That's Not Fake
... That’s Not Fake is a viral ad taking the form of a fake TV show. ...
Moniru Ravanipor - Post Revolution
... and then Moniro moved to Tehran and using a fake name, worked as a worker in Daroupakhsh Factory ... After her true identity was revealed using another fake name she worked for another six months in Amidi Factory ... yard shift nurse in a private hospital, again using a fake name ...

More definitions of "fake":

  • (noun): Something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be.
    Synonyms: sham, postiche
  • (adj): Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article.
    Example: "It isn't fake anything
    Synonyms: false, faux, imitation, simulated
  • (noun): (football) a deceptive move made by a football player.
    Synonyms: juke

Famous quotes containing the word fake:

    The rarest of all things in American life is charm. We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes under the heading of “public relations.” Without it, America would be grim indeed.
    Anita Loos (1888–1981)

    So cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can’t fake it ... try to fake three laughs in an hour—ha ha ha ha ha—they’ll take you away, man. You can’t.
    Lenny Bruce (1925–1966)