Fake and Phony

Fake

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Fake adjective – Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials.
Usage example: opposed to the unnecessary killing of animals, she'll consider wearing only fake furs

Phony is a synonym for fake in counterfeit topic. In some cases you can use "Phony" instead the word "Fake" as a noun or an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like false, plastic, artificial, true. popular alternative
Nearby Words: faked, faking, faker
Synonyms for Fake

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

Fake is a synonym for phony in counterfeit topic. You can use "Fake" instead the word "Phony" as a noun or an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as plastic, synthetic, artificial, true. popular alternative
Nearby Words: phoney, phone, phoning
Synonyms for Phony

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Nothing Sacred Kayfabe: Wally takes Hazel to a wrestling match, comments about how it's all fake, and starts riffing about how everyone in New York is fake and phony.
  • Western Animation / The Beatles Department of Redundancy Department: Paul would like you to know that Hollywood is fake and phony.
  • Film / Machete Also, when he is "arrested" by phony cops, he waits until he hears them admit that they're fake before killing them.
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