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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fey-kuh-ree]
    • /ˈfeɪ kə ri/
    • /fˈeɪkəri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-kuh-ree]
    • /ˈfeɪ kə ri/

Definitions of fakery word

  • noun plural fakery the practice or result of faking. 1
  • noun fakery A fraud or forgery; an act of doctoring, or the product of one. 1

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Origin of fakery

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; fake1 + -ery

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Parts of speech for Fakery


fakery popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

fakery usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fakery

noun fakery

  • prevarication — the act of prevaricating, or lying: Seeing the expression on his mother's face, Nathan realized this was no time for prevarication.
  • tall tale — far-fetched story
  • deception — Deception is the act of deceiving someone or the state of being deceived by someone.
  • falsity — the quality or condition of being false; incorrectness; untruthfulness; treachery.
  • misstatement — to state wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about.

Antonyms for fakery

noun fakery

  • frankness — plainness of speech; candor; openness.
  • honesty — the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness.
  • truthfulness — telling the truth, especially habitually: a truthful person.
  • uprightness — erect or vertical, as in position or posture.
  • reality — the state or quality of being real.

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