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1. phony

adjective. ['ˈfoʊni'] fraudulent; having a misleading appearance.

Synonyms

  • phoney
  • bastard
  • imitative
  • counterfeit
  • fake

Antonyms

  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • natural
  • sincere

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Words that Rhyme with Phony

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  • salomone
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  • quattrone

Example sentences of the word phony


1. Adjective
Counterfeiters got around this by using magnetic ink to make phony bills that read as real.

2. Noun, singular or mass
ph as in phony

Quotes containing the word phony


1. Grand. There's a word I really hate. It's a phony. I could puke every time I hear it.
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

2. phony

noun. ['ˈfoʊni'] 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.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • smoothy
  • deceiver
  • charmer
  • dissimulator
  • whited sepulcher
  • hypocrite
  • dissembler
  • beguiler
  • cheater
  • whited sepulchre
  • Tartuffe
  • pretender
  • slicker
  • phoney
  • sweet talker
  • Tartufe
  • smoothie

Antonyms

  • nonimitative
  • nonechoic
  • good
  • honest-to-goodness
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