fakery fakery

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of faking (or the product of faking)

Usage(s):

  1. The fakery and flaws in his studies have undermined his contributions to cloning research and have likely caused a setback in worldwide progress in the field of stem-cell research.
  2. The paintings, hung side by side, were labeled with notes explaining the how why of fakery.
  3. Conservatives fasten on her caution and stiff demeanor as proof positive of her fakery and insincere maneuvering.

News

  1. Chipotle, the product of a system: Twitter, lying liars, and the nature of ambition

    Chipotle was recently outed as faking its way to Twitter fame – but before we vilify the brand, let's look at all the fakery going on inside Twitter. We're all a part of a system valuing entertaining moments over genuine ones. The post Chipotle, the product of a system: Twitter, lying liars, and the nature of ambition appeared first on Digital Trends .
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. Recapping and Grading the Premiere of WWE Total Divas

    The moment that you've been either anticipating or dreading is here.  Total Divas premiered last night!  There were so many questions going in: How much obvious fakery would there be?   The show opened with a big exposition dump: Quick intro to WWE that included the term "Broadway with bodyslams ."  Yes. Nikki and Brie Bella are excited to be coming back from a year off, but... They think the ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Before launching into a brief standup routine, Bill Cosby told the crowd they were honoring "the real deal. This is not fakery, this is not somebody who almost made it. This is somebody who invented it."
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Bill Cosby Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Some applicants' research documentation has been substandard, there have been serious problems with fraud and fakery, and it's been nigh impossible to ensure pharmaceutical safety," Wu Zhen, deputy head of the SFDA, told a news briefing...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Wu Zhen Source: Reuters

  3. Alex Jones, director of Harvard University's Shorenstein media center, said it was "the worst kind of fakery and flackery" on Williams' part. "It's propaganda masquerading as news, paid by government, truly a recipe from hell."
    on Jan 17, 2005 By: Alex Jones Source: St. Petersburg Times

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