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Another word for phony

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Adjective
  1. Fraudulently or deceptively imitative

    See also:

    true

  2. Not genuine or sincere

    See also:

    true

  3. Of or practicing hypocrisy

    See also:

    honest

Noun
  1. A fraudulent imitation

      1. Something false or empty that is purported to be genuine:
      2. Deceitfulness or pretense:
      3. One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
      1. The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
      2. Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
      1. Having a false or misleading appearance; fraudulent.
      2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
      3. A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
      1. To make an imitation or copy of (something), usually with the intent to defraud:
      2. To make a pretense of; feign:
      3. To carry on a deception; dissemble.
    See also:

    true

  2. One who fakes

    See also:

    true

  3. A person who practices hypocrisy

    See also:

    honest

Another word for phony

Modifier
      1. Made by humans, especially in imitation of something natural:
      2. Not arising from natural or necessary causes; contrived or arbitrary:
      3. Affected or insincere:
      1. The act or an instance of imitating:
      2. Something derived or copied from an original, often in an inferior way:
      3. Repetition of a phrase or melody often with variations in key, rhythm, and voice.
      1. Acted upon, influenced, or changed.
      2. Emotionally stirred or moved.
      3. Infected or attacked, as by disease.
    See also:

    false

Noun
      1. A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.
      1. The characteristic sound uttered by a duck.
      2. To utter the characteristic sound of a duck.
      1. A deception practiced in order to induce another to give up possession of property or surrender a right.
      2. A piece of trickery; a trick.
      3. One that defrauds; a cheat.
      1. The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
      2. Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
      1. Having a false or misleading appearance; fraudulent.
      2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
      3. A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.