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Synonyms for bogusˈboʊ gəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard(adj)

    fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

    phoney, simulated, imitation, faux, bastard, false, bogus, fake, phony

    echt, genuine


  1. bogus(adjective)

    illegal, incorrect, phony, useless, counterfeit, broken, fake

  2. bogus(adjective)

    Counterfeit or fake; not genuine.

    counterfeit, illegal, phony, incorrect, broken, useless, fake

  3. bogus(adjective)

    Undesirable or harmful.

    counterfeit, broken, useless, illegal, phony, fake, incorrect

  4. bogus(adjective)

    Incorrect, useless, or broken.

    illegal, phony, incorrect, counterfeit, broken, useless, fake

  5. bogus(adjective)

    Of a totally fictitious issue printed for collectors, often issued on behalf of a non-existent territory or country (not to be confused with forgery, which is an illegitimate copy of a genuine stamp).

    useless, broken, fake, incorrect, phony, counterfeit, illegal

  6. bogus(adjective)

    Based on false or misleading information or unjustified assumptions.

    illegal, useless, incorrect, phony, fake, broken, counterfeit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bogus(a.)

    [cant term, U. s.] spurious, counterfeit, false

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

false, fictitious, fake, spurious, counterfeit, phony, fictional, forged, fraudulent, untrue

Translations for bogus

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مزور, زائف, كاذب, مزيفArabic
  • фиктивен, фалшив, лъжливBulgarian
  • falsch, unbrauchbar, gefälschtGerman
  • pajolero, trapicheado, jodido, averiado, adulterado, falso, falsificadoSpanish
  • teko-, väärennetty, vale-, tekaistu, vääräFinnish
  • gâté, falsifié, truqué, faux, fichu, bidouillé, maquillé, foutu, niqué, hors d'usage, trafiquéFrench
  • hamisHungarian
  • gadunganIndonesian
  • svikinn, óekta, falskurIcelandic
  • fritto, truccato, brutto, falsificatoItalian
  • מְזוּיָףHebrew
  • 偽の, 虚偽, いんちきのJapanese
  • vervalstDutch
  • adulterado, falso, falsificadoPortuguese
  • поддельный, ложный, фиктивный, фальшивыйRussian
  • sahte, yanlış, yapmacıkTurkish
  • 虛假Chinese

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