phony

Definition of phony

pho´ny   Pronunciation: fō´nē
a.1.imitating something superior; intended to deceive; fraudulent; having a misleading appearance; not genuine; counterfeit; fake; as, a phony diamond; a phony hundred-dollar bill.
2.pretending to be other than one is; putting on false appearances; insincere; hypocritical; - of people.
n.1.something or someone that is phony.

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