phoney

Definition of phoney

pho´ney   Pronunciation: fō´nē
a.1.imitating something superior; intended to deceive; fraudulent; having a misleading appearance; not genuine; counterfeit; fake; as, a phoney diamond; a phoney hundred-dollar bill.
2.pretending to be other than one is; putting on false appearances; insincere; hypocritical; - of people.
n.1.something or someone that is phony.

Related Words

artificial, bogus, charlatan, counterfeit, counterfeiter, deceitful, deceiver, dishonest, double-dealer, ersatz, factitious, fake, faker, false, forgery, fraud, fraudulent, hoax, humbug, hypocritical, imitation, impostor, insincere, mock, mountebank, paste, phony, pretended, pretender, quack, sham, spurious, synthetic, trickster, unreal
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