make-believe

Definition of make-believe

make´-be`lieve`
n.1.A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention.
To forswear self-delusion and make-believe.
- M. Arnold.
a.1.Feigned; insincere.
2.Imaginary; as, the child had a make-believe friend to whom he often talked.

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pretend, unreal
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