What is fake?

Some articles on fake:

Shanzhaiism
... However, with shanzhaiism in mind, people can produce fake and pirate products in a massively organized way ... Fake and pirate products are produced ... For example, there was once a so-called Fake-One Road ( 山寨一條街 ) in China ...
Moniru Ravanipor - Post Revolution
... pillaged in Bushehr, her family moved to Shiraz, and then Moniro moved to Tehran and using a fake name, worked as a worker in Daroupakhsh Factory ... After her true identity was revealed using another fake name she worked for another six months in Amidi Factory ... grave yard shift nurse in a private hospital, again using a fake name ...
Controversies Surrounding Grand Theft Auto IV - Little Lacy Surprise Pageant
... This is a reference to the fake commercials heard on the fictitious radio stations in Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories ... The fake site–www.littlelacysurprisepageant.com–displays a message from virtual authorities saying it has been closed down ... The domain name address is just one of dozens of fake sites in GTA IV ...
That's Not Fake
... That’s Not Fake is a viral ad taking the form of a fake TV show. ...
List Of Hustle Characters - Marks - Series 8
... art collector who the team attempt to sell a fake Picasso to after hearing in the press that the work had been stolen ... causing them and their henchmen to fight with a fake being destroyed in the process (Sava thought that this was the real painting) ... Eventually he settles for a fake created by art forger Dolly Hammond (Sheila Hancock) ...

More definitions of "fake":

  • (verb): Make a copy of with the intent to deceive.
    Synonyms: forge, counterfeit
  • (adj): Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article.
    Example: "It isn't fake anything
    Synonyms: false, faux, imitation, simulated
  • (noun): Something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be.
    Synonyms: sham, postiche
  • (noun): (football) a deceptive move made by a football player.
    Synonyms: juke

Famous quotes containing the word fake:

    The hat I was married in,
    will it do?
    White, broad, fake flowers in a tiny array.
    It’s old-fashioned, as stylish as a bedbug,
    but it suits to die in something nostalgic.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can’t fake it ... try to fake three laughs in an hour—ha ha ha ha ha—they’ll take you away, man. You can’t.
    Lenny Bruce (1925–1966)

    to become a pimp
    Or deal in fake jewelry or ruin a fine tenor voice
    For effects that bring down the house could happen to all
    But the best and the worst of us . . .
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)