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British English: /feɪk/
American English: /feɪk/

Translation of fake in French:


  • 1 (jewel, work of art etc) to be a fake
    être un faux
    the bomb was a fake
    c'était une fausse bombe
  • 3 (American English) (Sport)
    feinte (f)


  • 1
    (fur, gem)
    it's fake wood/granite
    c'est de l'imitation bois/granit
    fake Louis XV furniture
    du faux Louis XV
  • 2
    (interview, trial)
    (emotion, smile)

transitive verb

  • 3 (pretend)
    (emotion, illness)
    to fake one's way through a speech (American English)
    réussir à faire illusion dans un discours
    to fake it
    (pretend illness etc)
    (pretend knowledge) (American English) (informal)
    (ad-lib) (American English)
  • 4 (American English) (Sport)to fake a pass
    feindre une passe

Phrasal verbs

fake out

(informal) (American English)
fake [somebody] out, fake out [somebody] 1.1 (Sport) 1.2 [figurative]
he really faked me out
il m'a bien eu

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