Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fake adj.

[1990s+] (US campus) bad, disappointing, negative.

SE in slang uses

In compounds

fake-ass (adj.) [-ass sfx]

[1980s+] (US) fraudulent, fake, trying too hard, disappointing.

fake bandager (n.)

[1900s] (US Und.) a beggar who poses as a cripple to elicit sympathy.

fake boodle (n.) [boodle n.1 (3)]

[late 19C] (US) a roll of money in which small bills (or even paper cut to the right size) are surrounded, for ostentation’s sake, by one large one.