Did you know?

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

Pronunciation of 

phoney

view main entry for phoneyadjective informal  /ˈfəʊni/ 

Pronunciations of related words

British English pronunciation: phoneyClick to listen to the pronunciation of phoney

derived words

phoney

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

phoniness

noun [uncountable]
phoniness noun [uncountable]Cheating, dishonest and insincere behaviour: dishonesty, deceit, corruption, deception, sleaze, foul play, misconduct, guile, duplicity, double-dealing

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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