F. pretended, from OF. feindre to feign.
- To make a feint, or mock attack.
- obsolete Feigned; counterfeit.
- context|fencing|boxing|war (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike
- A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
- That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
- context|fencing|boxing|war An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance
Spanish: amago m, finta f