playact

verb play·act \ ˈplā-ˌakt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of playact

transitive verb
: act out 1a
intransitive verb
1 a : to take part in theatrical performances especially as a professional
b : to make believe
2 : to engage in theatrical or insincere behavior

playacting

play \ˈplā-ˌak-tiŋ\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of playact

back-formation from playacting


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