Definition of Fakement

1. a swindle [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fakement

fajitas
fajr
fake
fake book
fake etymology
fake the funk
fakeaway
fakeaways
faked
fakeer
fakeers
fakelaki
fakelore
fakely
fakement (current term)
fakements
faker
fakeries
fakers
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fakin'
faking

Literary usage of Fakement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...by Francis Grose, Pierce Egan by Francis Grose, Pierce Egan (1823)
"As to fake signifies to do any act, or make any thing, so the fakement means the act or thing alluded to, and on which your discourse turns; consequently, ..."

2. Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux by James Hardy Vaux (1819)
"... fakement. As to fake signifies to do any act, or make any thing, ... with your subject will not comprehend what is meant by the fakement; for instance, ..."

3. Romano lavo-lil: word book of the Romany; or, English Gypsy language. With by George Henry Borrow (1888)
"Mi-dubble-eskey, for. God's sake. Ever-komi, ad. Evermore. F. FAKE, va To work, in a dishonest sense; to steal, pick pockets. fakement, a. ..."

4. Romano Lavo-lil: Word-book of the Romany; Or, English Gypsy Language by George Henry Borrow (1905)
"Ever-komi, ad. Evermore. FAKE, va To work, in a dishonest sense; to steal, pick pockets. fakement, j. A robbery, any kind of work: a pretty ..."

5. The Vulgar Tongue: a Glossary of Slang, Cant, and Flash Words and Phrases by Ducange Anglicus (1859)
"fakement, n. Manoeuvre, generally applied to writings. Th. fakement, n. The depositions of a witness. ..."

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