Meaning of fakement in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfeɪkm(ə)nt/


slang, rare British
  • 1A scheme or device (typically for some dishonest purpose), a ploy, a dodge, a trick; (sometimes more vaguely) a thing, an item.

    In earliest use apparently specifically with reference to forgery.

  • 2As mass noun: fraudulent manipulation or counterfeiting; faking, fakery.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Lexicon Balatronicum: a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence. From fake + -ment.