Definition of Fakery

1. Noun. The act of faking (or the product of faking).

Generic synonyms: Deceit, Deception, Dissembling, Dissimulation
Derivative terms: Fake, Fake



Definition of Fakery

1. Noun. A fraud or forgery; an act of doctoring, or the product of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fakery

1. the practice of faking [n -ERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fakery

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fakery (current term)
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Literary usage of Fakery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1911)
"fakery AND FALSEHOOD. And there is something, if possible, even worse than this. For if the end they attain is pernicious, the means they adopt to reach it ..."

2. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1911)
"fakery AND FALSEHOOD. And there is something, if possible, even worse than this. For if the end they attain is pernicious, the means they adopt to reach it ..."

3. The Technical World Magazine (1910)
"The wood of this pile is of oak; one can recognize distinctly the blows of the hatchet which served to shape it, and which are as fakery OF PHOTOGRAPHY. ..."

4. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery, Reprinted by American Medical Association (1912)
"Bertha C. Day is now operating a small mail-order medical fakery of her own at Hammond. Ind. Her methods are those usual to the business ..."

5. Unholy Alliance: Priests, Rabbis and Conspirators Within the Temple of Doom by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"The moving spirit behind all this fakery is the unwillingness of the Big Rich to ... The wholesale fakery in American research is almost entirely due to the ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Sol Am S 82:251 О 14 '16 Food and fakery. HW Wiley. 11 Good H 62: 503-6 Ар '16 Great protein delusion. Lit Digest 53:1246-7 N 11 '16 Health first—or last? ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"Those who know him privately and intimately speak well of his character and absolve him from conscious fakery. Whether he can survive ..."

8. American Public Health Protection by Henry Bixby Hemenway, Edwin Frederick Bowers, Mary Sewall Gardner (1916)
"Where do physiological reason and human skill leave off, and foolishness and fakery begin ? What processes and methods have scientific sanction, ..."

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