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tr.v. fab·ri·cat·ed, fab·ri·cat·ing, fab·ri·cates
1. To make; create.
2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts: fabricate small boats.
3. To concoct in order to deceive: fabricated a convincing excuse.

[Middle English fabricaten, from Latin fabricārī, fabricāt-, to make, from fabrica, craft; see fabric.]

fab′ri·ca′tion n.
fab′ri·ca′tion·al adj.
fab′ri·ca′tor n.


Individuals or groups who, without genuine resources, invent information or inflate or embroider over news for personal gain or for political purposes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fabricator - someone who tells lies
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly


1. One who makes a fraudulent copy of something:
2. One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
Law: perjurer.
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