[in-aw-then-tik] /ˌɪn ɔˈθɛn tɪk/
inauthentic Indian jewelry mass-produced in a factory.
not authentic; false
1783, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + authentic.
- In a walk
Related Terms win in a walk see under hands down
- In a while
Also, after a while. After a period of time, usually a moderately short time. For example, Go ahead, I’ll be along in a while, or After a while we turned off the television and went for a walk. [ c. 1300 ]
- In a zone
adjective phrase Daydreaming, esp from narcotics; spaced-out [1970s+; said to be fr ozone, implying very high up in the sky or toward outer space]
- In bad faith
With the intention of deceiving someone or doing harm, as in I’m sure they were acting in bad faith and never planned to pay us. This expression was first recorded in 1631. The antonym, in good faith, meaning “sincerely and honestly,” as in I signed that contract in good faith, dates from about 1350.