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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.

Usage examples (37)
  • A feint is a great move in the sport of fencing because it fools the opponent.
  • But there one name that make the left-wing go crazy and feint, which is a good signal:
  • Bethlehem saw a "feint" on the part of St. Paul in the disputed passage:
  • Again abusing the in-game voice, you can use it to aid your defense through a move called a "feint". for more
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  • The soccer player felt as though he was going to "faint" (to temporarily lose consciousness) after making an incredible "feint" (a pretended blow or attack; a deceptive move) to score the goal.
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