how to pronounce feint


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feint is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of feint


  1. A movement made to confuse the opponent; a dummy.
  2. An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance.
  3. That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense or stratagem.
  4. The narrowest rule used in the production of lined writing paper.


  1. (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike.
  2. Feigned; counterfeit.


  1. To make a feint, or mock attack.

feint frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word feint occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics feint can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that feint can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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