pretended: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pri-ten'did), [key]
? adj.
  1. insincerely or falsely professed: a pretended interest in art.
  2. feigned, fictitious, or counterfeit: His pretended wealth was proved to be nonexistent.
  3. alleged or asserted; reputed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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