|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Artificial; fake; false.
ETYMOLOGY:From French faux (false), from Old French fals, from Latin falsus (false), past participle of fallere (to deceive).
USAGE:"During movie production, all faux weapons had to be rubber."
Amy Kaufman; T.I. Reworks His Act for Hollywood; Los Angeles Times; Aug 26, 2010.
See more usage examples of faux in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong. -John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (1908-2006)
Contribute | Advertise
© 2014 Wordsmith