not genuine; imitation or counterfeit:she got on the plane with a fake passport a fake Cockney accent (of a person) claiming to be something that one is not:a fake doctor
a thing that is not genuine; a forgery or sham:fakes of Old Masters a person who falsely claims to be something: I felt sure that some of the nuns were fakes
forge or counterfeit (something):she faked her spouse’s signature pretend to feel or have (an emotion, illness, or injury):Rob faked suspicion, a jealous concern make (an event) appear to happen:he faked his own death
(fake someone out
) North American informal trick or deceive someone.