When Barbara Walters shut him down, he feigned hurt feelings and curled up on Rosie O'Donnell's lap.
She says she was released when she feigned acceptance of their dogma.
In the new world order where every diner is a critic, there is a lot of feigned expertise.
He feigned nonchalance; just a couple neighborhood kids messing around, he said, nothing to worry about.
What serves as a point of departure in Prague is the defining obsession of The Tragedy of Arthur: what is real, what feigned?
But she feigned the greatest indifference, teased him into opposition.
There was nothing forced nor feigned in these testimonials of loyalty to George the Second.
And as for Dave, no suspicion crossed his mind that the old lady's professions of regret were feigned.
In order to prevent running, I feigned illness, too, and went to another.
I glanced at Gerald as I took it: his countenance betrayed, or feigned, an astonishment equal to my own.
c.1300, from Old French feign-, present participle stem of feindre "pretend, represent, imitate, shirk" (12c.), from Latin fingere "to touch, handle; devise; fabricate, alter, change" (see fiction). Related: Feigned; feigning.