noun, plural fak·er·ies.

the practice or result of faking.

Origin of fakery

First recorded in 1885–90; fake1 + -ery
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Contemporary Examples of fakery

Historical Examples of fakery

  • Three years of this fakery is enough to try the soul of a saint.

    Oogie Finds Love

    Berkeley Livingston

  • They resort to fakery: one howls, and the other wrinkles his face in great anger.

  • And there was no fakery about the warmth from the thing over his chest.

    The Sky Is Falling

    Lester del Rey

  • It is a terrible thing to have spent years perfecting the art of fakery, and then to realize you needn't have faked at all.

    Sense from Thought Divide

    Mark Irvin Clifton

  • As it was, Jenny Harper was first a symbol of the fakery he intended to destroy, and after that a woman.

    Love Story

    Irving E. Cox, Jr.