faker faker  /ˈfeɪ kər/


  • (n) a person who makes deceitful pretenses


  1. This show started out fake and just got faker.
  2. For all his years as a politician, John McCain is still a lousy faker.
  3. She started her comic career by consulting Professor Zeero, a turbaned faker, who advised her to marry an impostor named Senor Gonzales.


  1. Interpreter for deaf at Mandela event called fake

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker.
    on December 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Mandela interpreter ‘made up all his signs’

    He’s a faker, hands down! The official sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s world-televised memorial in South Africa yesterday was a hand-flapping phony, who made up motions as he went...
    on December 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Mandela ceremony interpreter called a 'fake'

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
    on December 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. "If you're not you're the best faker I've ever seen," King replied.
    on May 17, 2007 By: Larry King Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "As far as Carlos is concerned, he's the biggest faker and flopper -- he's fraudulent," Felton said on radio. "The plays that he went down holding his head as if he had gotten shot, he does it all the time, but (Saturday) he did it to an...
    on Feb 8, 2005 By: Dennis Felton Source: Online Athens

  3. "I was calling him a faker until I saw him spit out blood," Shanahan said of Alfredsson. "I really didn't think I got him, but he obviously wasn't faking. It was a great kill to hold them to no shots. I was upset (with the double minor call)...
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Brendan Shanahan Source: NJ.com (blog)

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