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phoney
British English: /ˈfəʊni/
American English: /ˈfoʊni/

Translation of phoney in Italian:

noun

[informal] [pejorative]
  • (affected person)
    persona (feminine) falsa, chi si atteggia a ciò che non è
    (forgery, fake)
    he's not a real scientist, he's a phoney
    non è un vero scienziato, è un ciarlatano

adjective

[informal] [pejorative]

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