New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: phoney · peony · phone · pony · -phone · phonic · symphony · Rhone · agony · bony
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phoney

(also

phony

) pejorative
1 adjective not genuinebréagach adj1  c m ufalsa adj3that's a phoney argument áitiú bréagach é sinI recognised his phoney Donegal accent d'aithin mé a bhlas bréag-Chonallach 2 adjective personbréagach adj1  c m ubréag- prefI felt phoney bhraith mé gur ag cur i gcéill a bhí méphoney socialists bréagshóisialaithe; sóisialaithe, mar dhea 3 nounslusaí masc4cluanaire masc4don't pay him any heed, he's only a phoney ná tabhair aon aird air, níl ann ach slusaí; ná bac leis, níl ann ach fear bréige