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Meaning of COUNTERFEITER

Pronunciation:  k'awnturf`itur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who makes copies illegally
 

COUNTERFEITER is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: forger
 
 See Also: beguiler, cheat, cheater, coiner, deceiver, paperhanger, slicker, trickster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Coun"ter*feit`er\ (-f?t`?r), n.
1. One who counterfeits; one who copies or imitates;
   especially, one who copies or forges bank notes or coin; a
   forger.

         The coin which was corrupted by counterfeiters.
                                               --Camden.

2. One who assumes a false appearance or semblance; one who
   makes false pretenses.

         Counterfeiters of devotion.           --Sherwood.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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