Hindi translation of 'phoney'
phoneyalso phonyWord forms: phonier, phoniest, phoneys or phonies /ˈfəʊni ˈफ़अउनी/
Word forms: phonier, phoniest, phoneys or phonies
2. adjective, countable noun
If you describe something as phoney, you disapprove of it because it is not genuine.[informal]जालीनकली
He telephoned with some phoney excuse.
2. adjective, countable noun
If you say that someone is phoney, or if you say they are a phoney, you disapprove of them because they are pretending to be someone that they are not.पाखंडी/पाखंडी व्यक्ति mn
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Example Sentences Including 'phoney'
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Pip found the phoney war unbearable.DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)
In the next few months we will move from the phoney war on Brexit to the real thing.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
This was always a bit of a phoney war.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In that sense there is something deeply phoney about his machismo.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's not phoney or fake.The Sun (2010)
The indoor season is often something of a phoney war, but not this time.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The phoney war is almost over.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They have been impressive in the phoney war of pre-season.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Villas-Boas was not about to waste time yesterday trying to score blows in the phoney war of the pre-match press conference.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But a week is a long time in a phoney election campaign.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
If it seemed inspiring once, too much of it seems phoney now.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It was a launch as phoney as the campaign has been so far.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
On Tuesday, the phoney war ends.The Sun (2017)
The issue has helped them to their best week of the phoney campaign so far.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This was a phoney budget and the rhetorical battle between the parties is a phoney war.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Without meaning to - and without trying - she made most other contemporary female singers seem pointless and phoney.The Sun (2011)
Without trying, she makes most other contemporary female singers seem pointless and phoney.The Sun (2008)
And the pity is that no side will win this phoney war.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In a period of political phoney war, he is ahead in the polls.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It's based on authenticity when there is something phoney about the Mayor.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The Brexit phoney war that has run since the summer comes to an end in a few weeks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Chelsea players are phoney and fake.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The phoney war over the number of potential job losses needs to stop.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The sounds of the phoney election war are already dimly audible.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translation of phoney from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary