Definition of counterfeiter in US English:



  • See counterfeit

    • ‘The law was drawn up to target professional pirates, criminals and counterfeiters who make copies of goods such as football shirts or CDs.’
    • ‘People's unfamiliarity with the new money is likely to attract counterfeiters and fraudsters.’
    • ‘Dave Broom, a leading whisky writer, said one counterfeiter was believed to be behind the scam.’
    • ‘Inadequate penalties will not deter pirates and counterfeiters - they will only ensure that such piracy will become more serious.’
    • ‘More than a few counterfeiters never went to the bother of engraving imitations - they could often get copies of the real thing.’