Meaning of deepfake in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdiːpfeɪk/


  • A video of a person in which their face or body has been digitally altered so that they appear to be someone else, typically used maliciously or to spread false information.

    ‘the committee hearing on worldwide threats cited deepfakes as a growing concern’
    • ‘he has been the one talking all along, putting words in his opponent's mouth thanks to deepfake technology’


Early 21st century probably from deep (sense 2 of the adjective) + fake (noun).