Synonyms of phoney in English:

phoney


See UK English definition of phoney

adjective

1‘he gave a phoney address’

SYNONYMS
bogus, not genuine, sham, false, fake, fraudulent, forged, feigned, counterfeit, so-called, spurious, pseudo
imitation, man-made, mock, ersatz, artificial, synthetic, manufactured, simulated, reproduction, replica, facsimile, dummy, model, toy
make-believe, pretended, contrived, affected, insincere
informal pretend, put-on, fakey
British informal, dated cod
ANTONYMS

authentic, genuine


noun

1‘the doctor's a phoney’

SYNONYMS
impostor, sham, fake, fraud, mountebank, quack, cheat, swindler, fraudster, confidence trickster, defrauder, hoaxer, bluffer, pretender, masquerader, charlatan, rogue, scoundrel
informal con man, con artist
dated confidence man

2‘the diamond's a phoney’

SYNONYMS
counterfeit, fake, forgery, sham, hoax, imitation, copy, reproduction, replica, facsimile, dummy, model, toy