how to pronounce feign

/fɛɪn/

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The above transcription of feign is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

feign is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of feign in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… he'd just like feign unconsciousness he …”

meanings of feign

verb:

  1. To hide or conceal.
  2. To make a false show or pretence of; to counterfeit or simulate. The pupil feigned sickness on the day of his exam.
  3. To make an action as if doing one thing, but actually doing another, for example to trick an opponent.
  4. To imagine; to invent; to pretend.

words with pronunciation similar to feign

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