Meaning of forgery
Pronunciation: (fôr'ju-rē, fōr'-), [key]
— pl. -ger•ies.
- the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected; simulated signing of another person's name to any such writing whether or not it is also the forger's name.
- the production of a spurious work that is claimed to be genuine, as a coin, a painting, or the like.
- something, as a coin, a work of art, or a writing, produced by forgery.
- an act of producing something forged.
- invention; artifice.
- forgery (Thesaurus)