Feigner \Feign"er\, n. One who feigns or pretends. [1913 Webster]

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  • feigner — noun see feign …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feigner — n. pretender; imitator; person who creates misleading impressions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feigner — freeing …   Anagrams dictionary

  • feigner — feign·er …   English syllables

  • feigner — ˈfānə(r noun ( s) : one that feigns …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eddie Feigner — (March 25, 1925 – February 9, 2007) was an American softball player. Feigner (pronounced FAY ner) was born in Walla Walla, Washington as Myrle Vernon King. He first assembled his four man team, known as The King and His Court, in 1946 and took on …   Wikipedia

  • freeing — feigner …   Anagrams dictionary

  • feign — feigner, n. feigningly, adv. /fayn/, v.t. 1. to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of: to feign sickness. 2. to invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an excuse. 3. to imitate deceptively: to feign another s voice. v.i. 4. to …   Universalium

  • Hypocrite — Hyp o*crite, n. [F., fr. L. hypocrita, Gr. ? one who plays a part on the stage, a dissembler, feigner. See {Hypocrisy}.] One who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feign — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French feign , stem of feindre, from Latin fingere to shape, feign more at dough Date: 13th century intransitive verb pretend, dissemble transitive verb 1. a. to give a false appearance of ; induce as a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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