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Synonyms for phoney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretender(adj)

    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, bastard(adj)

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

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

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

Wiktionary

  1. phoney(noun)

    Synonyms:
    dissembler, pretender, fake

  2. phoney(noun)

    1900 Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.

    A good jeweler should be able to tell a real stone from a phoney one.

    Synonyms:
    pretender, fake, dissembler, counterfeit, bogus

  3. phoney(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    pretender, fake, dissembler

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "phoney":

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

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