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faux

 (fō)
adj.
Artificial; fake: faux pearls.

[French, from Old French fals; see false.]

faux

(fəʊ)
adj
false, counterfeit or imitation, esp when used in compounds, for example faux-leather

faux

(foʊ)

adj.
artificial or imitation; fake: faux pearls.
[1670–80; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faux - not genuine or realfaux - not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
artificial, unreal - contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"
References in classic literature ?
David Faux that was not in the highest degree easy to the flesh and flattering to the spirit.
Faux, senior, had told his son very frankly, that he must not look to being set up in business by HIM: with seven sons, and one of them a very healthy and well-developed idiot, who consumed a dumpling about eight inches in diameter every day, it was pretty well if they got a hundred apiece at his death.
David Faux, thought he had achieved a triumph of cunning when he had associated himself in his brother's rudimentary mind with the flavour of yellow lozenges.
The surprise with which Kate, as she closed the room-door, beheld, close beside it, Newman Noggs standing bolt upright in a little niche in the wall like some scarecrow or Guy Faux laid up in winter quarters, almost occasioned her to call aloud.
It also brought Bukawai quite miraculously out of his swoon, but when the old witch-doctor saw the reason for the disturbance he quickly relapsed into unconsciousness before anyone discovered his FAUX PAS.
Set of three faux fur storage baskets, PS72, Dibor Use these fur-trim baskets for laundry or to store your blankets and throws.
La sous-direction des affaires criminelles relevant de la Garde nationale de Ben Arous a saisi samedi 58 faux billets de 20 dinars (nouveau billet) suite a l'interpellation d'un homme de 38 ans.
1 FURRY GOOD BUY Keep out the chill in this Nene faux shearling jacket, PS120, White Stuff, whitestuff.
AHUMANE Society International investigation has revealed that some of the UK's biggest high street stores and online retailers are selling real fur advertised as faux fur.
With an idea in my head, I immediately started sketching different variations using all the faux furs I had on hand.
uk Give this squirrel a home on your windowsill Faux fur cushion PS20, John Lewis, johnlewis.
000 euros en faux billets ont ete saisis a Medea par la brigade economique de la Surete de wilaya, lors d'une perquisition dans un local commercial sis au centre-ville de Medea.