phony synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term phony:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretenderadjective

    a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

    Synonyms:
    dissimulator, dissembler, phoney, shammer, role player, imposter, hypocrite, pretender, pseudo, faker, pseud, impostor, sham, fraud, fake, phony

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  2. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastardadjective

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

    Synonyms:
    phoney, simulated, imitation, faux, bastard, false, bogus, fake, phony

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

Wiktionary

  1. phonyadjective

    Antonyms:
    authentic, genuine

  2. phonyadjective

    Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.

    Synonyms:
    fake, bogus, counterfeit

    Antonyms:
    authentic, genuine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

false, fake, transvestite, hypocrite, phoney, bogus, liar, cheater



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