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Not genuine; feigned
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  1. Not genuine; feigned
  2. Reputed or alleged
  3. Supposed; alleged:
Done or obtained by fraud
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  1. Done or obtained by fraud
  2. Acting with fraud; deceitful
  3. Based on or characterized by fraud
One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
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  1. One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
  2. A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; fraud; impostor
  3. (Short for) pillow sham
  1. Unpractical character; visionariness.
  2. (Countable) That which has no reality or real existence; something unreal or imaginary
  3. Lack of reality or real existence.
A fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children.
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  1. A fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children.
  2. An account regarded as highly romantic or as fantastic or unbelievable
  3. A story about fairies, giants, magic deeds, etc.
(Obs.) To form; shape
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  1. (Obs.) To form; shape
  2. To give a false appearance of:
  3. To represent falsely; pretend to:
To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
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  1. To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
  2. To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
  3. To use computer simulation to represent (a system, physical process, etc.)
(Poker, usually "be counterfeited") Of a turn or river card, to invalidate a player's hand by making a better hand on the board.
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  1. (Poker, usually "be counterfeited") Of a turn or river card, to invalidate a player's hand by making a better hand on the board.
  2. To carry on a deception; dissemble.
  3. To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art). To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
A game in which two teams compete to see which can more quickly guess a group of words or phrases chosen by the other team and acted out in pantomime, often syllable by syllable, by the members of their own
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  1. A game in which two teams compete to see which can more quickly guess a group of words or phrases chosen by the other team and acted out in pantomime, often syllable by syllable, by the members of their own
  2. (In plural) A party game in which players mime a word or phrase that the other players must try to guess.
  3. Something apparently real but based on pretence/pretense.
A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
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  1. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
  2. A false reason or plea; pretext
  3. A false claim or profession
Find another word for make-believe. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for make-believe, like: pretended, fraudulent, acted, sham, unreality, fairy-tale, feign, simulate, counterfeit, false and fantastic.