Complete Definition of "feint"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/feɪnt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪnt|-eɪnt

Etymology
F. pretended, from OF. feindre to feign.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To make a feint, or mock attack.

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. obsolete Feigned; counterfeit.
  2. context|fencing|boxing|war (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike

Noun
en-noun

  1. A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
  2. That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
  3. context|fencing|boxing|war An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance

Translations
Spanish: amago m, finta f

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