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phonies

noun
variants: also phoneys
plural of phony

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an imitation that is passed off as genuine
  • the fancy "emerald" ring turned out to be a phony

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2 one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
  • the person who performed the liposuction operation was later discovered to be a phony

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phonies

verb
present tense third-person singular of phony

Synonyms of phonies (Entry 2 of 2)

to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive
  • the terrorists were able to move around the country using phonied driver's licenses

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“Phonies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phonies. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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