hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretender(adj)
a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard(adj)
fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
Imitating something superior; intended to deceive; fraudulent; having a misleading appearance; not genuine; false; counterfeit; fake; as, a phoney diamond; a phoney hundred-dollar bill.
Pretending to be other than one is; putting on false appearances; insincere; hypocritical; -- of people.
A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.
He claims to be a doctor, but he's nothing but a fast-talking phoney.
A person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold.
1900 Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.
A good jeweler should be able to tell a real stone from a phoney one.
Origin: Perhaps an alteration of fawney “gilt brass ring used by swindlers” (1781), from fáinne “ring.”
The numerical value of phoney in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of phoney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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