fake book


noun

a collection of lead sheets for musicians, especially a songbook of standards for use by jazz instrumentalists.

Nearby words

  1. faja,
  2. fajardo,
  3. fajita,
  4. fajitas,
  5. fake,
  6. fake news,
  7. fakeer,
  8. faker,
  9. fakery,
  10. fakir

Compare lead sheet.

Origin of fake book

First recorded in 1955–60

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