Synonyms of phoney in English:



  • he gave a phoney address
    bogus, not genuine, sham, false, fake, fraudulent, forged, feigned, counterfeit, so-called, spurious, pseudo; imitation, man-made, mock, ersatz, artificial, synthetic, manufactured, simulated, reproduction, replica, facsimile, dummy, model, toy; make-believe, pretended, contrived, affected, insincere
    informal pretend, put-on
    British informal , dated cod
    [Antonyms] authentic genuine
  • noun

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  • 2 the diamond's a phoney
    counterfeit, fake, forgery, sham, hoax, imitation, copy, reproduction, replica, facsimile, dummy, model, toy
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