Trying to pass yourself off as something you are not.

Sometimes mistakenly seen as an aspect of "fake it until you make it". The fronter, however, will never be able to "make it".
Youlanda talked like a manager, but anyone could easily see that she was fronting, and was actually a hopeless and total incompetent.
by Nitro Survivor July 02, 2010
The act of not being a gangster.
"Sir, I do believe you are fronting."
by Levi Light September 22, 2005
Attempting to engage in a violent action with someone. NOT the same as trippin. (see tripping)
Yo, if you don' stop frontin' i'ma pop ya one!
by 50CentsHoney April 12, 2003
the act of lending drugs to a nigga when a dealer knows he is not going to get paid for them
Don't be fronting nigga.
by Niggaplease January 03, 2003

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