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

Translation of phony in Spanish:

adjective phonier, phoniest

  • [colloquial] [derogatory]
    (name/address)
    falso
    I can't stand that phony British accent
    no aguanto ese acento británico fingido
    a phony deal
    un tejemaneje [colloquial] [derogatory]
    un chanchullo [colloquial] [derogatory]
    Example sentences
    • The 1990s was a decade of fraudulent privatisations, phony education and poverty alleviating campaigns.
    • So what touchstone can we use to distinguish genuine from phoney forwardists?
    • Sadly, phoney clinics offer spurious tests which will diagnose allergies in virtually anybody.

noun plural phonies or phoneys

[colloquial] [derogatory]
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