phoney

[foh-nee]
adjective, phonier, phoniest, noun, plural phoneys, verb (used with object), phoneyed, phoneying.

phoneyness, noun
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phoney or phony (ˈfəʊnɪ)
 
adj , -nier, -niest
1.  not genuine; fake
2.  (of a person) insincere or pretentious
 
n , -nier, -niest, -neys, -nies
3.  an insincere or pretentious person
4.  something that is not genuine; a fake
 
[C20: origin uncertain]
 
phony or phony
 
adj
 
n
 
[C20: origin uncertain]
 
'phoneyness or phony
 
n
 
'phoniness or phony
 
n

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Example sentences
Such disruptions may cut spam but will not put the lucrative phoney pharmacies
  out of business.
Today's phoney war could quickly turn into a real dogfight.
Proving that it is phoney would tax even the brightest lawyer.
The sad truth is neither of these phoney claims have materialised.
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