Definition of feint noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//feɪnt//
; NAmE NAmE//feɪnt//
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(especially in sport) a movement that is intended to make your opponent think you are going to do one thing when you are really going to do something else Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French feinte, past participle (used as a noun) of feindre ‘feign’.
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