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faker

[fey-ker] /ˈfeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who fakes.
2.
a petty swindler.
3.
a peddler or street vendor of articles of dubious value.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; fake1 + -er1
Can be confused
faker, fakir.
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Word Origin and History for fakers

faker

n.

1885, agent noun from fake (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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