phony

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
phony

Comparative
phonier

Superlative
phoniest

  1. If something is phony, it is not real.
    A good jeweler should be able to tell a real stone from a phony one.

Noun[change]

Singular
phony

Plural
phonies

  1. A phony is a person who assumes an identity of another person.
    He claims to be a doctor, but he's nothing but a fast-talking phony.