Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 

phoney

view main entry for phoney adjective  /ˈfəʊni/
British English pronunciation: phoney
Click to listen to the pronunciation of phoney

derived words

phoneyphoneys

  noun [countable]
British English pronunciation: phoney
Click to listen to the pronunciation of phoney

phoniness

noun [uncountable]

Pronunciations of related words

BuzzWord

sharewashing

a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

textable

open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play