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Meaning & Definition of Pretended in English

English

Pretended

/pritɛndɪd/

adjective

1. Adopted in order to deceive

  • "An assumed name"
  • "An assumed cheerfulness"
  • "A fictitious address"
  • "Fictive sympathy"
  • "A pretended interest"
  • "A put-on childish voice"
  • "Sham modesty"
    synonym:
  • assumed
  • ,
  • false
  • ,
  • fictitious
  • ,
  • fictive
  • ,
  • pretended
  • ,
  • put on
  • ,
  • sham

Examples of using

Tom pretended that he couldn't speak French.
The students pretended that they couldn't hear the teacher.
The students pretended that they couldn't hear the teacher.