1. a fantasy, pretence, or unreality ⇒ It's just make-believe., ⇒ Anyone with half a brain will see this is make-believe., ⇒ She used to play games of make-believe with her elder sister., ⇒ I always thought it was just make-believe., ⇒ We know it's a Scotland of make-believe - albeit a Scotland we can sell., ⇒ He escapes into the world of make-believe., ⇒ She squandered millions on a life of make-believe.
2. a person who pretends
3. of or relating to a fantasy, pretence, or unreality ⇒ his make-believe playmate, ⇒ The man lived in a make-believe world surrounded by bizarre props including a pilot's raincoat and a microlite aircraft that he had never flown., ⇒ people whose make-believe world is far removed from real life
adjective 4. imitating or copying something real, but not what it appears to be ⇒ In the video, he danced down a make-believe street., ⇒ The violence in those films was too unreal, it was make-believe., ⇒ 'But, why?' he asked in make-believe astonishment.
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