Definition of poodle-fake in English:

poodle-fake

verb

slang, services' slang
  • no object Of a man: to cultivate female society, especially for the purpose of professional advancement; to behave as a poodle-faker.

Origin

1940s. From poodle + fake, after poodle-faker, poodle-faking, and poodle-faking.

Pronunciation

poodle-fake

/ˈpuːdlfeɪk/