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Adjective
Deceptively artificial or fake in nature
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“He is also under investigation for setting up bogus shell companies to help his clients hide money.”
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Unnatural or artificial in one's mannerisms or behavior
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“The departing executive masked his hostility toward Ballinger behind a bogus smile.”
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Being an imitative version or copy of
“The street outside was soon ankle-deep in bogus Gucci buckles thrown out of the window by staff trying to get rid of incriminating evidence.”
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Dishonest, deceptive, and not to be trusted
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Having no use, purpose or reason
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Contrary to or forbidden by law, especially criminal law
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Noun
A fraudulent imitation of something else
“In my opinion this is just giving oversexed males a bogus set of Darwinian credentials.”
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