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FAUX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does faux mean? 

FAUX (adjective)
  The adjective FAUX has 1 sense:

1. not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

  Familiarity information: FAUX used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FAUX (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

Synonyms:

faux; imitation; simulated; fake; false

Context examples:

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

Similar:

artificial; unreal (contrived by art rather than nature)


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