Pronunciation Adjective

faux (not comparable)

  1. fake or artificial
    • 2008, James Chandler, ‎Maureen N. McLane, The Cambridge Companion to British Romantic Poetry
      He modernizes the faux-archaic “withouten wind, withouten tide” to the more pointed and concrete “without a breeze, without a tide.”
    • 2012, Susan Crabtree, ‎Peter Beudert, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques (page 392)
      Because mahoganies yield a supple fine-grained wood, they are often used as veneer wood. With proper technique and graining tools, all ofthese variations can be produced in faux wood.
    • 2012, Annie Padden Jubb, ‎David Jubb, LifeFood Recipe Book: Living on Life Force (page 196)
      Run grapes, either frozen, chilled, or room temperature, through your juicer for an incredible grape faux wine.
    Synonyms: cod, mock
    Antonyms: genuine

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