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Main Entry: 1pho·ny
Variant(s): also pho·ney /primarystressfomacr-nemacron/
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): pho·ni·er; -est
: not genuine or real: as a (1) : intended to deceive or mislead (2) : 2COUNTERFEIT 1 <a phony $10 bill> b : causing suspicion : probably dishonest <sounds like a phony excuse to me> c : FICTITIOUS, FALSE <gave a phony name to the police>
- pho·ni·ness noun

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