WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
feign /feɪn/USA pronunciation  v. [+ object]

    to pretend;
    put on an appearance of:to feign sickness.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

feign /feɪn/ vb
  1. to put on a show of (a quality or emotion); pretend: to feign innocence
  2. (transitive) to make up; invent: to feign an excuse
  3. (transitive) to copy; imitate
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French feindre to pretend, from Latin fingere to form, shape, invent

ˈfeigningly adv



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