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

adjective

noun plural -neys or -nies

  • phony 2
    Example sentences
    • I'm a fake, a phony, a fraud, an impostor, and a charlatan of the worse degree.
    • Veterans call them by all sorts of names: phonies, fakes, imposters, wannabes.
    • Why are you playing the edges; why bother to debunk, why spend your time exposing people that are outright frauds, phonies, or who are merely self deluded?

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