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A break up that eventually leads to the couple making back up. Hence, it is not a real break up, but a "fake-up."
Larry and Susan broke up again, but you know they're going to get back together... so it's another fake-up.
by JohnOB1 October 06, 2005
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another word for makeup...especially when a girl has it caked on.
Yeah she was pretty, but she had waaay too much fake-up on.
by SamanthaCooper January 14, 2005
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A break up, but not truly a break up, i.e. both parties still feel an obligation towards one another, engage in frequent phone calls and "meetings", and feel guilty about beginning to date other people. It is a psychological way of coping with the difficulties of a relationship by both parties distancing themselves from the relationship itself and allowing one another breathing room.
Person 1: Hey, I just saw Leland and Lisa together last night. Didn't they break up because of school commitments?

Person 2: No, that was just a fake up.
by MadRabbit April 28, 2006
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When a couple breaks up but only for a couple hours.
Chris- Dude Ben and Molly just broke up.
Drew- Oh shit, he must be pissed.
(Hours Later)
Drew- False alarm, just a Fake Up, they're back together.
by DMac27 February 19, 2011
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to fake breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend to settle disputes with relatives or friends, usually family
Jenny and I had a fake-up because her Daddy did not like me.
by Constromlie February 04, 2009
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When a really ugly girl puts on a lot of make up to make herself look beautiful, then when it comes off, she's completely hideous.
Yaite has to put so much fake up on, just to simply look decent.
by Carol K. Cobain October 05, 2008
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