feint definition

  • noun:
    • A feigned attack built to draw protective action from an intended target.
    • A deceptive activity determined to divert attention from a single's genuine function. See Synonyms at wile.
    • A movement meant to confuse the opponent, a dummy
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • An offensive activity resembling an attack in all but its continuance
    • The narrowest guideline used in the production of lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
    • That which is feigned; an assumed or untrue look; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • A mock blow or attack using one part when another part will probably be struck; -- stated of particular motions in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
    • An assumed or false look, or simulation; a pretense of performing something not necessarily done.
    • A movement created using the thing of deceiving an adversary or throwing him off his guard; an appearance of intending at one component or point whenever another is the real object of attack, such as boxing, fencing, struggle, or a contest of any kind; a mock attack.
    • plural See faint, n., 2.
    • any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock assault)
    • A feigned attack designed to draw defensive activity far from an intended target.
    • A deceptive action determined to divert attention from a single's real purpose. See Synonyms at wile.
    • A movement designed to confuse the opponent, a dummy
    • A feigned assault designed to draw defensive action away from an intended target.
    • A deceptive activity calculated to divert interest from's genuine purpose. See Synonyms at wile.
    • A movement made to confuse the adversary, a dummy
    • what is feigned; an assumed or untrue appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • An offensive movement resembling an attack in every but its continuance
    • The narrowest rule used in producing lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or false look; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • A mock blow or attack on a single component whenever another part will be hit; -- stated of specific movements in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
    • An assumed or false look, or simulation; a pretense of accomplishing one thing not done.
    • A movement made with the thing of deceiving an adversary or tossing him off his shield; an appearance of aiming at one part or point whenever another could be the genuine item of assault, like in boxing, fencing, struggle, or a contest of any kind; a mock assault.
    • plural See faint, n., 2.
    • any distracting or misleading maneuver (as a mock attack)
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or false look; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • An offensive action resembling an attack in all but its continuance
    • The narrowest guideline used in the production of lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or false look; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • A mock blow or assault using one part whenever another component will probably be struck; -- stated of certain moves in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
    • An assumed or false appearance, or simulation; a pretense of accomplishing one thing not necessarily done.
    • A movement created using the thing of deceiving an adversary or tossing him off their shield; an appearance of intending at one part or point whenever another could be the real object of assault, like in boxing, fencing, battle, or a contest of any kind; a mock assault.
    • plural See light, n., 2.
    • any distracting or misleading maneuver (as a mock assault)
    • A feigned attack designed to draw defensive activity away from an intended target.
    • A deceptive action computed to divert interest from's genuine function. See Synonyms at wile.
    • A feigned assault made to draw protective action far from an intended target.
    • A deceptive action determined to divert interest from a single's real function. See Synonyms at wile.
    • A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or untrue appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • An offensive action resembling an attack throughout but its continuance
    • The narrowest rule found in producing lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
    • what is feigned; an assumed or false look; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • A mock blow or attack on one component whenever another part will probably be hit; -- said of particular moves in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
    • An assumed or untrue appearance, or simulation; a pretense of performing anything certainly not done.
    • A movement fashioned with the object of deceiving an adversary or putting him off his guard; an appearance of aiming at one component or point when another is the real object of attack, as with boxing, fencing, fight, or a contest of any sort; a mock attack.
    • plural See faint, n., 2.
    • any distracting or misleading maneuver (as a mock attack)
    • A movement built to confuse the adversary, a dummy
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or untrue appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance
    • The narrowest guideline utilized in the production of lined writing report (C19: Variant of FAINT)
    • whatever is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
    • A mock blow or attack on a single part when another part will probably be struck; -- stated of certain motions in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
    • An assumed or untrue appearance, or simulation; a pretense of accomplishing something certainly not done.
    • A movement created using the item of deceiving an adversary or putting him off his guard; an appearance of aiming at one component or point when another is the genuine item of attack, like in boxing, fencing, battle, or a contest of any kind; a mock attack.
    • plural See faint, n., 2.
    • any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make a feint.
    • to produce a feint, or mock attack.
    • To make a feint.
    • to create a feint.
    • In order to make a feint, or mock assault.
    • to help make a feint, or mock attack.
    • to create a feint.
    • To make a feint.
    • to create a feint, or mock attack.
    • To make a feint, or mock assault.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To deceive with a feint.
    • which will make a deceptive show of.
    • To deceive with a feint.
    • to produce a deceptive show of.
    • To deceive with a feint.
    • to create a deceptive tv show of.
    • To deceive with a feint.
    • which will make a deceptive program of.
    • To deceive with a feint.
    • To make a deceptive show of.
  • verb:
    • to help make a feint, or mock assault.
    • deceive by a mock activity
    • to produce a feint, or mock assault.
    • to help make a feint, or mock assault.
    • deceive by a mock action
    • deceive by a mock activity
    • to produce a feint, or mock attack.
    • to help make a feint, or mock attack.
    • deceive by a mock activity
    • deceive by a mock action
  • adjective:
    • Feigned; fake.
    • (of an attack) directed toward a new component from the intended attack
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended hit
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • (of an attack) directed toward a unique part from the intended attack
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • (of an attack) directed toward a new component from the meant strike
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
    • (of an attack) directed toward a different sort of part from meant hit
    • Feigned; counterfeit.
  • others:
    • Counterfeit; seeming; feigned: just like faint, 1.
    • identical to faint, 2.
    • In order to make a feint; make a pretended blow, thrust, or assault at one point when another will probably be struck, in order to throw an antagonist off their guard.
    • Counterfeit; seeming; feigned: identical to light, 1.
    • just like light, 2.
    • to help make a feint; make a pretended blow, pushed, or attack at one-point when another will probably be hit, to throw an antagonist off their shield.
    • Counterfeit; appearing; feigned: just like faint, 1.
    • identical to faint, 2.
    • To make a feint; make a pretended blow, thrust, or attack at one point when another is intended to be hit, so that you can throw an antagonist off their shield.
    • Counterfeit; seeming; feigned: same as light, 1.
    • just like faint, 2.
    • to produce a feint; make a pretended blow, thrust, or attack at one point whenever another will probably be struck, in order to toss an antagonist off their guard.
    • Counterfeit; seeming; feigned: identical to faint, 1.
    • identical to light, 2.
    • In order to make a feint; make a pretended blow, pushed, or attack at one-point whenever another will be struck, being throw an antagonist off his guard.

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