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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.
Soft, tactile materials such as velvet, wool and faux fur will provide the most warmth and are perfect for creating a comfortable living space.
About Faux Decor - Since 2002, Faux Decor has been the company Nashville locals call on for faux finishing and interior painting services, including color consultation and mural painting.
Une tentative d'inonder le marche a bestiaux hebdomadaire de Bougtob en faux billets de 1.
Atlanta, Georgia-based Faux Fro won $5,000 and the title of America's Small Business Hero.
Son faux a eu du courage et aillait donne un concert lors d'un evenement artistique a la cite ocre.
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