French fake

Related to French fake: faux
(Naut.) a mode of coiling a rope by running it backward and forward in parallel bends, so that it may run freely.

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A phone conversation with her parents reveals she hasn't yet told them about her sexuality, inventing a fictional French fake limb-salesman boyfriend when her mother asks whether she's seeing anybody yet.
A phone conversation with her parents reveals she hasn''t yet told them about her sexuality, inventing a fictional French fake limb-salesman boyfriend when her mother asks whether she''s seeing anybody yet.