noun; someone or something, or an act that is not genuine. adj not genuine; false; counterfeit. verb (faked, faking) 1 to alter something dishonestly; to falsify something or make something up. 2 tr & intr to pretend to feel (an emotion) or have (an illness). fakery noun (fakeries) the act of faking. ETYMOLOGY: 18c.
When all is said and done it becomes quite obvious that a Croquet Madame is just a gussied up ham and cheese sarmie … with egg on its face.
But I am hungry now and want to eat my breakfast.
My friends are far more eloquent than me; go see their views on the subject: