counterfeiter counterfeiter  /ˈkaʊn tər ˌfɪ tər/


  • (n) someone who makes copies illegally


  1. Eventually Fairbanks clears himself, but not until the counterfeiter, trying to retrieve his bills, has killed a policeman.
  2. He wasn't a greedy counterfeiter.
  3. He has already wrapped his next picture, Catch Me If You Can, an adventure based on the true story of a 1960s counterfeiter, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.


  • Other days

    100 YEARS AGO June 10, 1913 That a counterfeiter or a gang of counterfeiters once operated within the walls of the state penitentiary became apparent yesterday when seven counterfeit dollars and a ladle were found in an air vent in the old penitentiary building on the new state Capitol grounds by C.B. Probst, who is demolishing the structure.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


  1. "No consumer has the ability to examine the code that a counterfeiter has offered for sale, so there's no way to tell how it's been altered until it's too late," said Laura Didio, an analyst with Yankee Group, a technology consulting firm.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Laura DiDio Source: (registration)

  2. As Ron Paul said long ago, "When the government can replicate the monetary unit at will without regard to cost (value), whether it's paper currency or a computer entry, it's morally identical to the counterfeiter who illegally prints currency. Both...
    on Apr 8, 2009 By: Ron Paul Source: RGE Monitor (blog)

  3. "The bags look like something you'd see on Canal Street peddled by a counterfeiter," said Givhan, referring to New York City's marketplace for copycat designer goods.
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Robin Givhan Source: Bloomberg

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