Definition of faux:
sham, synthetic, assumed, untrue, pretended, hypothetical, mistaken, man-made, delusive, off-key, sour, mock, phony, pretend, simulated, false, phoney, fictitious, made-up, imaginary, mimic, bastard, unreal, bogus, ersatz, dummy, imitation, put on, fake, imitative, fictive, substitute, factitious, artificial.
- "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
- "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
Of the several ways this faculty of projecting have exerted itself, and of the various methods, as the genius of the authors has inclined, I have been a diligent observer and, in most, an unconcerned spectator, and perhaps have some advantage from thence more easily to discover the faux pas of the actors.- "An Essay Upon Projects", Daniel Defoe.