from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not authentic.


non- +‎ authentic (Wiktionary)


  • They would get all nostalgic about the food they missed and how nonauthentic the Arab foods in America were.

    An Arabic Meal to remember « Salt and Pepper.

  • If so, I suggest they be returned as "nonauthentic."

    'Nonauthentic' Thrills

  • It was the Muslim high court which examined all possibly nonauthentic converts to the Islamic religion seeking to enter Mecca.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • People should get over the idea that because of the complex textual history of "Hoffmann" - Offenbach worked on versions for two different theaters and died before establishing a definitive text - it is necessary to include nonauthentic material in performance or the opera won't work on stage.

    NYT > Home Page


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.