Variant of feign
- Obsolete to form; shape
- to make up (a story, excuse, etc.); invent; fabricate
- to make a false show of; pretend; imitate; simulate
- Archaic to imagine
Origin: Middle English feinen ; from Old French feindre (prp. feignant) ; from Classical Latin fingere, to touch, handle, shape: see figure
- feigner noun
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