Definitions for phony
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hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretenderadjective
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, bastardadjective
fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
imitating something superior; intended to deceive; fraudulent; having a misleading appearance; not genuine; counterfeit; fake; as, a phony diamond; a phony hundred-dollar bill.
Pretending to be other than one is; putting on false appearances; insincere; hypocritical; -- of people.
A faker, a person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold or assumes an identity other than their own.
He's as phony as a three-dollar bill.
Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.
A good jeweler should be able to tell a real stone from a phony one.
Etymology: Perhaps an alteration of fawney “gilt brass ring used by swindlers” (1781), from Ir. fáinne “ring.”
The numerical value of phony in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of phony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I have learned that there may be another reason for Mr. Linick's firing. His office was investigating - at my request - Trump's phony declaration of an emergency so he could send weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Donald Trump fought us every step of the way, filing baseless charges and fruitless appeals and refusing to settle for even modest amounts of compensation for the victims of his phony university. Today, that all changes.
She carries hot sauce, like I carry hot sauce … it’s just so phony and so pandering.
Sloppy Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom Sloppy Steve helped write phony books.
Number one you don't know what they're doing, and when you read it in the Washington Post, you don't believe it, i believe very little of what I see. I see stories in the Washington Post that are so fake, that are so phony.
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- خَرّاص, بَهْرَج, متصنعArabic
- Schwindler, gefälscht, Hochstapler, Schwindlerin, QuacksalberGerman
- falso, farsanteSpanish
- huijari, väärä, väärennettyFinnish
- faux-nez, à la gomme, guignol, mystificateur, prophète, usurpatrice, frauduleux, escroc, contrefait, falsifié, à la noix, usurpateur, charlatan, faux, faussaireFrench
- fasullo, falso, ciarlatanoItalian
- 偽, 偽物, 詐欺師, 贋Japanese
- onecht, nagemaaktDutch
- фальшивый, мошенница, мошенник, поддельный, жуликRussian
- oäkta, falskSwedish
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