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Meaning of PHONEY

Pronunciation:  fownee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold
  2. [adj]  fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
 

PHONEY is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: bastard, bogus, counterfeit, dissembler, fake, hypocrite, imitative, phony, phony, pretender
 
 See Also: beguiler, charmer, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker, Tartufe, Tartuffe, trickster, whited sepulcher, whited sepulchre

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: artificial, bogus, charlatan, counterfeit, counterfeiter, deceitful, deceiver, dishonest, double-dealer, ersatz, factitious, fake, faker, false, forgery, fraud, fraudulent, hoax, humbug, hypocritical, imitation, impostor, insincere, mock, mountebank, paste, phony, pretended, pretender, quack, sham, spurious, synthetic, trickster, unreal
 

 

 

 

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