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fake book

fake book
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyk boo k]
    • /feɪk bʊk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyk boo k]
    • /feɪk bʊk/

Definition of fake book words

  • noun fake book a collection of lead sheets for musicians, especially a songbook of standards for use by jazz instrumentalists. 1

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Origin of fake book

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

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Parts of speech for Fake book

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fake book popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fake book usage trend in Literature

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