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phoney

view main entry for phoneyadjective informal  /ˈfəʊni/ 
British English pronunciation: phoneyClick to listen to the pronunciation of phoney

derived words

phoneyphoneys

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

phoniness

noun [uncountable]

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