phoney - definition and synonyms

adjective informal 

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/ˈfəʊni/
adjectivephoney
comparativephonier
superlativephoniest
  1. 1
    not real and intended to trick people

    a phoney ID card

derived words

phoney

 

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noun [countable]
singularphoney
pluralphoneys

phoniness

noun [uncountable]