adjective, pho·ni·er, pho·ni·est, noun, plural pho·neys, verb (used with object), pho·neyed, pho·ney·ing.
Related formspho·ney·ness, noun
Definition for phoney (2 of 2)
adjective, pho·ni·er, pho·ni·est.
noun, plural pho·nies.
verb (used with object), pho·nied, pho·ny·ing.
Origin of phony
Related formspho·ni·ly, adverbpho·ni·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for phoney
It had had, in fact, to be an honest job of ship-building in order to put across a phoney promotion.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
A good-looking mustache, well groomed and shaped, but phoney as a wax banana.
It would be an adventure, at least, and Murphy's repeated assertions that it was "a phoney" invited investigation.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
If her seven clients hadn't been so phoney she might have gotten away with it.
Maybe we ought to cut out all this phoney progress and phoney peace that passeth all understanding.This Crowded Earth|Robert Bloch