Feint - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |feɪnt|  American pronunciation of the word feint
Brit.  |feɪnt|  British pronunciation of the word feint

noun

- any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)

verb

- deceive by a mock action

Examples

The boxer made a feint with his right, then followed with a left hook.

He feinted with his right, then followed with a left hook.

The midfielder feinted to shoot

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: feint
he/she/it: feints
present participle: feinting
past tense: feinted
past participle: feinted
noun
singular: feint
plural: feints
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