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sham

see definition of sham
  • adjartificial, counterfeit
  • nounhoax, trick
  • verbtrick; pull a hoax
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Synonyms for sham

adj artificial, counterfeit
  • bogus
  • fictitious
  • fraudulent
  • phony
  • adulterated
  • affected
  • assumed
  • dummy
  • ersatz
  • fake
  • feigned
  • forged
  • imitation
  • lying
  • make-believe
  • misleading
  • mock
  • plaster
  • pretend
  • pretended
  • pseudo
  • simulated
  • substitute
  • synthetic
  • false
  • so-called
  • spurious
  • untrue

Antonyms for sham

  • authentic
  • genuine
  • real
  • sincere
  • honest
  • natural
  • true
  • truthful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to sham

act

noun. pretended behavior

affected

adjective. changed in a bad or artificial way
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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