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phoney
[informal]
British English: /ˈfəʊni/
American English: /ˈfoʊni/
[pejorative]

Translation of phoney in French:

noun

  • (affected person)
    (impostor)
    charlatan (m)
    (forgery, fake)
    faux (m)
    he's not a real scientist, he's a phoney
    ce n'est pas un vrai scientifique, c'est un charlatan

adjective

  • (name, address, accent)
    faux/fausse (before n)
    (company, firm)
    bidon (informal)
    (story, excuse)
    inventé, bidon (informal)
    (emotion)
    faux/fausse (before n)
    simulé
    (jewel)
    faux/fausse (before n)
    en toc
    (Old Master)
    faux/fausse (before n)
    (person)
    poseur/-euse
    there's something phoney about her
    il y a quelque chose de pas franc chez elle

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