1. adj. describes something that is usually a bad attempt at a recreation of something Asian.
The food at that Chinese restaurant is more fauxriental than it is authentic.
by pdpBeethoven March 25, 2010
adj. - used to describe a person, place or thing that has an Asian esthetic or accoutrements but is not at all related to Asia. (ex: clothing items with pictures of rice paper lanterns or cherry blossoms all over them) Also, used to describe a person that just really, really wishes they were Asian.
Tomas only reads books about Asian cultures, is studying fill-in-the-blank Asian language, and his favorite movies are kung-fu flicks. He's so fauxriental!
by speedkitty May 23, 2009