faker
faker fak"er, n. [Sometimes erroneously written fakir.] 1. One who fakes something; as (a) a thief. (b), a peddler of petty things. (c) a workman who dresses things up. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a person who makes deceitful pretenses.

Syn: imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, fraud, sham, pseudo, pseud, role player. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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