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Wiktionary

  1. phoneyadjective

    Synonyms:
    pretender, fake, dissembler

  2. phoneynoun

    A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.

    He claims to be a doctor, but he's nothing but a fast-talking phoney.

    Synonyms:
    bogus, fake, counterfeit, dissembler, pretender

  3. phoneynoun

    A person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold.

    Synonyms:
    pretender, fake, dissembler

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, shammer, role player, imposter, hypocrite, pretender, pseudo, faker, pseud, impostor, sham, fraud, fake, phony

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

  2. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastardadjective

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

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

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "phoney":

    impostor, imposter, false, phony, crook, phantom, fake

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