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Definition of Counterfeiter

adjective
1.
made in imitation so as to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; not genuine; forged:
counterfeit dollar bills.
2.
pretended; unreal:
counterfeit grief.
noun
3.
an imitation intended to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; forgery.
4.
Archaic. a copy.
5.
Archaic. a close likeness; portrait.
6.
Obsolete. impostor; pretender.
verb (used with object)
7.
to make a counterfeit of; imitate fraudulently; forge.
8.
to resemble.
9.
to simulate.
verb (used without object)
10.
to make counterfeits, as of money.
11.
to feign; dissemble.

Counterfeiter Example in a sentance

Example Sentences for counterfeiter

Finally, a former dealer in lottery-tickets, himself a counterfeiter by his own admission, and a jail-bird.

Some thought he was a counterfeiter in disguise, and others called him a conjurer.

The arrival of the counterfeiter enabled us to make up a full cotillon without the musicians.

What do you think was the counterfeiter's excuse for running away?

And the people in the village thought he was a counterfeiter—that he made bad money?

The counterfeiter, like other copyists, reproduces as accurately as possible the final result.

Larry la Roche had been a counterfeiter and was a consummate penman.

In 1750 a counterfeiter of that time was sentenced to death.

He turned out to be a counterfeiter of coin and currency, and suffered the punishment that all counterfeiters deserve.

He was able to abstract the paper from the office, and a counterfeiter in the community forged the formula and signatures.

History of Counterfeiter

Word Origin & History

counterfeit late 13c., from O.Fr. contrefait "imitated," pp. of contrefaire "imitate," from contre- "against" + faire "to make, to do" (from L. facere; see factitious). M.L. contrafactio meant "setting in opposition or contrast." The verb is from late 13c.

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