phoney

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1900 Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance

A good jeweler should be able to tell a real stone from a phoney one.

A person who professes beliefs or opinions that he or she does not hold
A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own

He claims to be a doctor, but he's nothing but a fast-talking phoney.

disapproval If you say that someone is phoney, you disapprove of them because they are pretending to be someone that they are not in order to deceive people. He looks totally phoney to me. Phoney is also a noun. `He's false, a phoney,' Harry muttered
fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
{i} something fake, counterfeit object
disapproval If you describe something as phoney, you disapprove of it because it is false rather than genuine. He'd telephoned with some phoney excuse she didn't believe for a minute
A person who professes beliefs or opinions that he or she does not hold or assumes an identity other than their own
a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he does not hold
Phoney War
During World War Two, the period of limited military activity from the outbreak of hostilities until the fall of France
phoney smile
fake smile, false smile, disingenuous smile
phoney war
A phoney war is when two opposing groups are openly hostile towards each other or are in competition with each other, as if they were at war, but there is no real fighting. a period during which a state of war officially exists but there is no actual fighting
a phoney
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phony
{s} fake, fraudulent, counterfeit, not authentic (also spelled phoney)
phony
see phoney. the usual American spelling of phoney (Perhaps from fawney (18-19 centuries), from fáinne )
phony
a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he does not hold
phony
fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
phony
A faker, a person who professes beliefs or opinions that he or she does not hold or assumes an identity other than their own
phony
Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance
phony
{i} something fake, counterfeit object
phoney
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