Abbreviation of alternative facts. Lies or misleading statements asserted as fact. Alt-facts specifically as found on or working with alternative right or alt-right sources posing as news, in order to intentionally debase rational discussion and falsely bend arguments to a far right-leaning political world view.
"He yelled out some Alt-Facts from Breitbart saying climate change is a Chinese hoax".
by dencentral January 24, 2017
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Short for "alternative facts" - a newspeak term for things that are completely wrong, but one decides to give a fuck about truth. Coined by Kellyann Conway, spin doctor of US President Donald J. Trump.
"It's a lie. But we will not say lie, because thats a bad word. We don't use bad words. We never do them. We use right words. Right words, alt-right-words, alt-facts. Who needs facts anyway. I won." Donald J. Trump
by blippo2 January 24, 2017
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