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Synonyms for bogus
ˈboʊ gəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard(adj)

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

    phoney, simulated, imitation, faux, bastard, false, fake, phony

    echt, genuine


  1. bogus(adjective)

    illegal, incorrect, phony, useless, counterfeit, broken, fake

  2. bogus(adjective)

    Counterfeit or fake; not genuine.

    bogus crimes

    counterfeit, illegal, phony, incorrect, broken, useless, fake

  3. bogus(adjective)

    Undesirable or harmful.

    counterfeit, broken, useless, illegal, phony, fake, incorrect

  4. bogus(adjective)

    Incorrect, useless, or broken.

    illegal, phony, incorrect, counterfeit, broken, useless, fake

  5. bogus(adjective)

    Of a totally fictitious issue printed for collectors, often issued on behalf of a non-existent territory or country (not to be confused with forgery, which is an illegitimate copy of a genuine stamp).

    useless, broken, fake, incorrect, phony, counterfeit, illegal

  6. bogus(adjective)

    Based on false or misleading information or unjustified assumptions.

    bogus laws

    illegal, useless, incorrect, phony, fake, broken, counterfeit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bogus(a.)

    [cant term, U. s.] spurious, counterfeit, false

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bogus(a)

    spurious, counterfeit, fictitious, sham, fraudulent, forged, mock, false, supposititious

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How to use bogus in a sentence?

  1. William Barr:

    I think our nation was turned on its head for three years, I think, based on a completely bogus narrative that was largely fanned and hyped by an irresponsible press.

  2. Shawn Crispin:

    If Vietnam wants to be seen as a responsible member of the international community and reliable partner in multilateral agreements, including the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, these types of bogus anti-state convictions must stop immediately.

  3. Shawn Crispin:

    President Duterte should come down on the side of press freedom and scrap the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, or at least modify the act to ensure that the media can not be hit with bogus incitement charges, the legislation as written is a direct threat to journalists, and should be rejected.

  4. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Farmers protest appears to be heading in the same direction as Janlokpal agitation which was bogus and turned out to be Government sponsored and funded program only

  5. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    There is so much similarity between Farmers protest and Jan Lokpal agitation. Some leaders are same, the method is similar. Jan Lokpal movement turned out to be bogus with its leaders planted by Govt only in people. The benefit of Janlokpal agitation was reaped by only its leaders who enjoy all luxury now and the protesters felt ditched only by them. Protesting farmers should keep an eye on its leaders as who they meet in private.

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Translations for bogus

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  • مزور, زائف, كاذب, مزيفArabic
  • фиктивен, фалшив, лъжливBulgarian
  • falsch, unbrauchbar, gefälschtGerman
  • pajolero, trapicheado, jodido, averiado, adulterado, falso, falsificadoSpanish
  • teko-, väärennetty, vale-, tekaistu, vääräFinnish
  • gâté, falsifié, truqué, faux, fichu, bidouillé, maquillé, foutu, niqué, hors d'usage, trafiquéFrench
  • hamisHungarian
  • gadunganIndonesian
  • svikinn, óekta, falskurIcelandic
  • fritto, truccato, brutto, falsificatoItalian
  • מְזוּיָףHebrew
  • 偽の, 虚偽, いんちきのJapanese
  • 가짜Korean
  • vervalstDutch
  • adulterado, falso, falsificadoPortuguese
  • поддельный, ложный, фиктивный, фальшивыйRussian
  • ปลอมThai
  • sahte, yanlış, yapmacıkTurkish
  • 虛假Chinese

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