F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feyk]
    • /feɪk/
    • /feɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyk]
    • /feɪk/

Definitions of faked word

  • verb with object faked to lay (a rope) in a coil or series of long loops so as to allow to run freely without fouling or kinking (often followed by down). 1
  • verb without object faked to fake something; pretend. 1
  • verb without object faked to give a fake to an opponent. 1
  • noun faked any complete turn of a rope that has been faked down. 1
  • noun faked any of the various ways in which a rope may be faked down. 1
  • adjective faked designed to deceive or cheat; not real; counterfeit. 1

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Origin of faked

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
1805-15; orig. vagrants' slang: to do for, rob, kill (someone), shape (something); perhaps variant of obsolete feak, feague to beat, akin to Dutch veeg a slap, vegen to sweep, wipe

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Parts of speech for Faked


faked popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for faked

adjective faked

  • impromptu — made or done without previous preparation: an impromptu address to the unexpected crowds.
  • hyped up — intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.
  • mimetic — characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry: mimetic gestures.
  • ungenuine — possessing the claimed or attributed character, quality, or origin; not counterfeit; authentic; real: genuine sympathy; a genuine antique.
  • planter — a person who plants.

Antonyms for faked

adjective faked

  • trued — being in accordance with the actual state or conditions; conforming to reality or fact; not false: a true story.

verb faked

  • revealed — to make known; disclose; divulge: to reveal a secret.

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