from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Playful or fanciful pretense.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality or act of pretending; assuming something is true when in fact one knows it is not.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To pretend; -- often used with that, but often having the that omitted.
- n. A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention.
- adj. Feigned; insincere.
- adj. Imaginary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pretense; sham; false or fanciful representation.
- Unreal; sham; pretended.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like
- n. the enactment of a pretense
- n. imaginative intellectual play
- adj. imagined as in a play
From make + believe. (Wiktionary)