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phony

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1phony(US)adjective
or chiefly Britishphoney/ˈfoʊni/
phonierphoniest
1phony(US)
adjective
or chiefly British phoney /ˈfoʊni/
phonierphoniest
Learner's definition of PHONY  
informal
: not true, real, or genuine : intended to make someone think something that is not true
of a person  : not honest or sincere : saying things that are meant to deceive people

— phoniness

noun,[noncount]
2phony(US)noun
or chiefly Britishphoney/ˈfoʊni/
pluralphonies
2phony(US)
noun
or chiefly British phoney /ˈfoʊni/
pluralphonies
Learner's definition of PHONY  
[count]informal
: a person who pretends to be someone else or to have feelings or abilities that he or she does not really have : a person who is not sincere
: something that is not real or genuine
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