Definition of fack
1. fake [ a ] fraudulent; having a misleading appearanceUsed in print:
(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
He milks the latest scientific advances , translating them into his own special Buck_Rogers vocabulary to huckster his fake machines as a cure-all for everything from hay_fever to sexual impotence and cancer .
According_to the Food_and_Drug_Administration ( FDA ) , `` Doctor '' Ghadiali , Dr._Albert_Abrams and his clique , and Dr._Wilhelm_Reich - to name three notorious device quacks - succeeded , respectively , in distributing 10000 , 5000 , and 2000 fake health machines .
Sarah_Gross , a dress_shop proprietor , paid $ 1020 to a masseur , and Mr._A. , a laborer , paid $ 4200 to a chiropractor for treatment with two fake health machines - the `` radioclast '' and the `` diagnometer '' .
The Postmaster_General recently reported that mail_order frauds - among which fake therapeutic devices figure prominently - are at the highest level in history .
But it is our health - more precious than all the money in the world - that these modern witch_doctors with their fake therapeutic gadgets are gambling away .Synonyms fake phony bogus bastard phoney Related Terms counterfeit
2. fake [ n ] something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to beUsed in print:
(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
Sam_Spade joins_forces with a band of adventurers in search of a priceless jeweled statue of a falcon ; but when the bird is found at_last , it turns_out to be a fake .Synonyms sham fake postiche Related Terms imitation fake_book feign forge
3. fake [ v ] make a copy of with the intent to deceive
Examples: "he faked the signature" "they counterfeited dollar bills" She forged a Green Card"
(James J. Maguire, "A Family Affair"...)
In the case of academic personnel the `` feeling '' of participation can hardly be `` faked '' .Synonyms fake forge counterfeit Related Terms re-create forger fakery forgery
4. fake [ n ] (football) a deceptive move made by a football playerSynonyms juke fake Related Terms feint football
5. fake [ v ] fake or falsify
Examples: "Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"
6. fake [ a ] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
Examples: "it isn't fake anything it's real synthetic fur" "faux pearls" "false teeth" "decorated with imitation palm leaves" "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
7. fake [ v ] talk through one's hat
Examples: "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
8. fake [ n ] a person who makes deceitful pretensesSynonyms fraud faker fake role_player impostor sham pseudo pseud pretender shammer imposter Related Terms deceiver name_dropper namedropper ringer feign dissemble waffle simulate fudge
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