Definition Of phoney


not genuine; fraudulent.

I thought your accent was a bit phony

Example Of phoney

  • A phony Tiffany brand watch, whose genuine model carries 160,000 yen price tag in Japan, is on sale for 150 yuan.

  • Access to the properties is gained by putting a phoney offer down.

  • And how would the time spent by the presenters of ‘happenings’ and other such phony pretences of art be measured?

  • At the conclusion of each episode, the one phony is revealed.

  • ‘You wish he was’ Laena said, smiling phonily at Cam.

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