feint: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fānt), [key]
- a movement made in order to deceive an adversary; an attack aimed at one place or point merely as a distraction from the real place or point of attack: military feints; the feints of a skilled fencer.
- a feigned or assumed appearance: His air of approval was a feint to conceal his real motives.
- to make a feint.
- to make a feint at; deceive with a feint.
- to make a false show of; simulate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.