HyperDic: phoney

English > 2 senses of the word phoney:
ADJECTIVEallphoney, bogus, fake, phony, bastardfraudulent
NOUNperson phoney, hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, pretendera person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
phoney > pronunciation
Soundsfow'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > phoney: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningfraudulent; having a misleading appearance.
Synonymsbogus, fake, phony, bastard
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Spanishadulterado, falsificado, falso, trapicheado
Catalanfarsant, fill de puta
Nounsphoneya person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
English > phoney: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives.
Synonymshypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, pretender
NarrowerTartuffe, TartufeA hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)
smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker, charmersomeone with an assured and ingratiating manner
whited sepulcher, whited sepulchreA person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishcamandulero, comediante, embustero, falso, fariseo, farsante, hipócrita, impostor, mentiroso, santurrón, tartufo
Catalancolltort, fariseu, hipòcrita
Adjectivesphoneyfraudulent

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