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phoney

adjective uk (phonier, phoniest) informal disapproving ( US also phony)   /ˈfəʊ.ni/ us    /ˈfoʊ-/
not sincere or not real: All salespeople seem to have the same phoney smile. He gave the police a phoney address.
phoney
noun [C] uk   us  
I don't trust him - I think he's a phoney.
Translations of “phoney”
in Spanish falso, fingido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛偽的, 假冒的,偽造的…
in Russian ложный, липовый…
in Turkish sahte, uydurma, düzmece…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚伪的, 假冒的,伪造的…
in Polish fałszywy…
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