What is make-believe?

  • (noun): Imaginative intellectual play.
    Synonyms: pretense, pretence
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "make-believe":

  • (adj): Imagined as in a play.
    Example: "The make-believe world of theater"
    Synonyms: pretend
  • (noun): The enactment of a pretense.
    Synonyms: pretend

Famous quotes containing the word make-believe:

    There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)

    There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)