Counterfeit and Phony

Counterfeit

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Counterfeit adjective – Being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud.
Usage example: counterfeit currency that had been passed all over town

Phony is a synonym for counterfeit in fake topic. In some cases you can use "Phony" instead the word "Counterfeit" as an adjective or a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like characteristic, pretence, true, false. popular alternative
Nearby Words: counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeiter
Synonyms for Counterfeit

Phony

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Phony adjective – Being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud.
Usage example: a phony watch with a designer logo

Counterfeit is a synonym for phony in fake topic. You can use "Counterfeit" instead the word "Phony" as an adjective or a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as characteristic, pretence, true, false. popular alternative
Nearby Words: phoney, phone, phoning
Synonyms for Phony
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