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

Definitions of fakest word

  • verb with object fakest prepare or make (something specious, deceptive, or fraudulent): to fake a report showing nonexistent profits. 1
  • verb with object fakest to conceal the defects of or make appear more attractive, interesting, valuable, etc., usually in order to deceive: The story was faked a bit to make it more sensational. 1
  • verb with object fakest to pretend; simulate: to fake illness. 1
  • verb with object fakest to accomplish by trial and error or by improvising: I don't know the job, but I can fake it. 1
  • verb with object fakest to trick or deceive (an opponent) by making a fake (often followed by out): The running back faked out the defender with a deft move and scored. 1
  • verb with object fakest Jazz. to improvise: to fake an accompaniment. to play (music) without reading from a score. 1

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Origin of fakest

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 Fakest


fakest 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.
According to our data about 73% 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.

fakest usage trend in Literature

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