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Synonyms for bogus
ˈboʊ gəsbo·gus

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  1. bogusadjective

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

  2. bogusadjective

    Counterfeit or fake; not genuine.

    bogus crimes

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

  3. bogusadjective

    Undesirable or harmful.

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

  4. bogusadjective

    Incorrect, useless, or broken.

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

  5. bogusadjective

    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. bogusadjective

    Based on false or misleading information or unjustified assumptions.

    bogus laws

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

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastardadjective

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

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

    echt, genuine

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  1. bogusadjective

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

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  1. bogusadjective

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

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How to use bogus in a sentence?

  1. Brian Fontes:

    They are spreading rumors that we are relying on the Russian government and doing harm, and on its face it's bogus.

  2. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    J P Andolan was bogus, Janlokpal movement was a drama, Patel agitation was a dirty game. The protestors leaders were found to be politicians and govt planted people only. This farmers protest is going in the same direction. Poor farmers are likely to feel cheated

  3. 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.

  4. Ray Mabus:

    And every single time those reasons have been bogus, every time. Just like they're bogus today.

  5. Probaerb:

    Job portals often carry bogus vacancies of the companies as these are never filled up by recruiting the candidates.

Translations for bogus

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  • مزيف, كاذب, زائف, مزورArabic
  • фиктивен, лъжлив, фалшивBulgarian
  • gefälscht, unbrauchbar, falschGerman
  • trapicheado, falsificado, pajolero, jodido, averiado, adulterado, falsoSpanish
  • tekaistu, teko-, väärennetty, väärä, vale-Finnish
  • niqué, hors d'usage, foutu, trafiqué, falsifié, truqué, faux, maquillé, bidouillé, gâté, fichuFrench
  • hamisHungarian
  • gadunganIndonesian
  • óekta, svikinn, falskurIcelandic
  • brutto, truccato, falsificato, frittoItalian
  • מְזוּיָףHebrew
  • いんちきの, 虚偽, 偽のJapanese
  • 가짜Korean
  • vervalstDutch
  • adulterado, falsificado, falsoPortuguese
  • фиктивный, ложный, фальшивый, поддельныйRussian
  • ปลอมThai
  • yapmacık, sahte, yanlışTurkish
  • 虛假Chinese

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