noun, plural for·ger·ies.
Examples from the Web for forgery
But Colette sees a more serious problem with forgery, beyond the distorting effect forgery has on the art market.
On the other hand, if the text is a forgery, then it is a better forgery than previously thought.
On the one hand, tests designed to prove that the text is a forgery failed to establish its inauthenticity.
The single test that would definitively prove whether or not GJW is a forgery would also destroy it.
Then again … as I said, for a forgery to deceive at all, it has to preserve a great many features of a genuine object.
Might not the forgery itself from the very beginning have been part of a plan to ruin F.D.?The Living Link|James De Mille
You have also stated that the thumb-print on the paper found in Mr. Hornby's safe is a forgery.The Red Thumb Mark|R. Austin Freeman
"Then the story of the forgery was not kept in the family," remarked Calamity icily.Captain Calamity|Rolf Bennett
After twenty centuries of time, the forgery blushes to look criticism in the face.The Bible Unveiled|M. M. Mangasarian
That story, ben trovato but not vero, rests on a forgery by the Regent!John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for forgery
noun plural -geries
- the false making or altering of any document, such as a cheque or character reference (and including a postage stamp), or any tape or disc on which information is stored, intending that anyone shall accept it as genuine and so act to his or another's prejudice
- something forged