a. false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
Natasha's claim to be the lost heir of the Romanoffs was spurious: the only thing Russian about her was the vodka she drank!.
Sentence in Classic:
The resonant voice of the Hungarian was about to prevail in ridicule of the spurious lutes of the romantic painters when Segouin shepherded his party into politics.
But the novel, like gossip, can also excite spurious sympathies and recoils, mechanical and deadening to the psyche.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
This unweeting manner of performance is the true ring by which, in this refurbishing age, a fossilized survival may be known from a spurious reproduction.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context