artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
the act of mimicking; imitative behavior
the resemblance of an animal species to another species or to natural objects; provides concealment and protection from predators
the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle"
a practice exam taken in advance of formal external exams
make believe with the intent to deceive;
make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"