adjective/adjetivo (-nier, -niest)
- [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] [name/address] falso I can't stand that phony British accent no aguanto ese acento británico fingido a phony deal un tejemaneje [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo], un chanchullo [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]More 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/nombre (plural -nies or , -neys)[colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]
- 1 (person) farsante (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar] he's not a real count, he's a phony no es un conde de verdad, es un impostor or un farsante
- 2 (thing) falsificación (feminine)
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