During Season 3 of Seinfeld in the episode entitled, "The Parking Space", Kramer's friend tells Kramer that Jerry Seinfeld is phoney. To cover up his mistake, he confronts Jerry by saying that phoney is like cool, such as the analogy bad:cool.
"Man that Michael Jordan is so phoney!"
by Jeff Smith January 09, 2005
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Fake, not real
Every time i see her she puts on this phoney accent, it drives me crazy.
by matt March 16, 2004
1. An item that is not genuine.
2. A person that does not have genuine intentions.
3. no-getter. See definition after the link.
The no-getter is so phoney, he acts one way around his friends, then is so mean to his real family.

Tom bought a phoney Playstation 2.

The high-society woman is a phoney, as she really grew up in a trailer park.
by darkstar67 May 03, 2005
An intentional misspelling of "Phony" meant as a derogatory term for people who check their phones too much.
Dude quit being such a phoney.
by jebeebles October 07, 2012
A person lacking personality and/or originality due to constant use of his/her smart phone.
Are you gonna invite Brittney to the party tonight?

Naw, man. She's a serious phone-y ever since she got the new iPhone 4.
by Neesied69 January 14, 2012
A complimentary term, that can only be said in a certain way for it to work. But most people can't pull it off.
Originated by a character from the television show "Seinfeld"
"Did you see that Michael Jordan? He's so phoney!"
by darkabove April 30, 2005
It's like when someone plays an instrument really bad, we say he's phoney.
*some guy's playing the piano*
- Man, he's so damn phoney >:(
by Kilgayne February 12, 2005
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