(as) phony as a three-dollar bill

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(as) phony as a three-dollar bill

Fake or illegitimate. This contract is phony as a three-dollar bill—there's no way they're offering us this much money without some sort of catch. I wouldn't trust Nelle, that girl is as phony as a three-dollar bill.
See also: bill, phony

*phony as a three-dollar bill

 and *queer as a three-dollar bill
phony; bogus. (*Also: as ~.) This guy's as phony as a three-dollar bill. The whole deal stinks. It's as queer as a three-dollar bill.
See also: bill, phony

(as) phony as a three-dollar bill

and (as) queer as a three-dollar bill
mod. phony; bogus. The whole deal stinks. It’s as queer as a three-dollar bill. Stay away from him. He’s phony as a three-dollar bill.
See also: bill, phony

phony as a three-dollar bill

verb
See also: bill, phony
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So Vegas is as phony as a three dollar bill or as Obama's birth certificate.
They know very well that the ex-gay movement and its "therapy" are as phony as a three dollar bill. They were out there to shout down the same kinds of people they shout down wherever they go: homosexuals.