An object-oriented Prolog-like language.
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- Phony as a three-dollar bill
adjective phrase Very false indeed; not remotely genuine (1940s+)
[foh-nee-buh-loh-nee] /ˈfoʊ ni bəˈloʊ ni/ Slang. noun 1. nonsense; baloney. adjective 2. nonsensical; foolish.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of peaches, characterized by dwarfing, dark-green leaves, premature leafing and flowering, and the production of reduced numbers of small fruit, caused by a virus, Nanus mirabilis.
- Phony war
noun 1. (in wartime) a period of apparent calm and inactivity, esp the period at the beginning of World War II 2. (in peacetime) a contrived embattled atmosphere; mock war