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1.
(v.) To act with a false ethos surrounding oneself in an attempt to win respect from a certain influential party.


Antonym: Keep it real
I strongly suspect butt licka to be a white boy fakin the funk.
by Kung-Fu Jesus May 11, 2004
 
2.
To be fake or to not keep it real
Yo man, don't fake the funk.
by DaSnoopinatorFoSho March 22, 2003
 
3.
to pretentiously act or appear productive or busy; to "go through the motions"
We need to fake the funk so the boss doesn't think we lack ambition.
by Jon64Bailey December 20, 2008
 
4.
(military jargon)To falsely motivate yourself and get the work or exercise at hand.
I just can't get motivated today, so I best fake the funk or enjoy the front leaning rest position.
by John1969 May 08, 2008