But even though I knew it was a bogus move, I immediately did the same.
Will the disgruntled Ned, Joris, and Gruen agree to follow their scripts in the bogus filmed memorial?
As for that, Little told me, “The ABC story is false, inaccurate, wrong, and bogus.”
The address on that shipment turns out to be bogus—a rented mail drop.
Other justifications, such as procreation and the raising of children, have been dismissed as bogus.
He spoke of having been for some time unsuccessfully on the trail of the bogus ticket sellers.
It follows that if anything is base and bogus it is always labeled "American."
If we had no pure coin or solvent banks, counterfeit notes and bogus money could not be circulated.
Had the honest tradesman ever sold his grandfather a bogus watch?
And this was soon accomplished, and the bogus bag left where the original had rested.
1838, "counterfeit money, spurious coin," American English, apparently from a slang word applied (according to some sources first in Ohio in 1827) to a counterfeiter's apparatus.
One bogus or machine impressing dies on the coin, with a number of dies, engraving tools, bank bill paper, spurious coin, &c. &c. making in all a large wagon load, was taken into possession by the attorney general of Lower Canada. [Niles' Register, Sept. 7, 1833, quoting from Concord, New Hampshire, "Statesman," Aug. 24]Some trace this to tantrabobus, also tantrabogus, a late 18c. colloquial Vermont word for any odd-looking object, in later 19c. use "the devil," which might be connected to tantarabobs, recorded as a Devonshire name for the devil. Others trace it to the same source as bogey (n.1).
[origin unknown; certainly connected with bogus,attested as name of a counterfeiting machine in 1827, whence a connection has been made with bogy]