Definitions For Phony


  • A person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives


  • Fraudulent; having a misleading appearance


  • A person who pretends to be someone else or to have feelings or abilities that he or she does not really have : a person who is not sincere
  • Something that is not real or genuine

Is Phony a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Phony is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Phony in a Sentence

  • A phony watch with a designer logo
  • She always has this phony smile just before she betrays you
  • According to him, politics is full of phonies.
  • I don't think she ever meant to help us. What a phony!
  • The terrorists were able to move around the country using phonied driver's licenses

Synonyms for Phony

Antonyms for Phony

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