faitour

[ fey-ter ]
/ ˈfeɪ tər /

noun Archaic.

impostor; fake.

Nearby words

  1. faither,
  2. faithful,
  3. faithfully,
  4. faithless,
  5. faithlessly,
  6. faiyum,
  7. faiyum, el,
  8. faiyûm,
  9. faizabad,
  10. faja

Origin of faitour

1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French: impostor, Old French faitor perpetrator, literally, doer, maker < Latin factor. See factor

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British Dictionary definitions for faitour

faitour

/ (ˈfeɪtə) /

noun

obsolete an impostor

Word Origin for faitour

C14: from Anglo-French: cheat, from Old French faitor, from Latin: factor

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