Definitions For Pretending


  • The act of giving a false appearance


  • To act as if something is true when it is not true
  • To imagine and act out (a particular role, situation, etc.)

Is Pretending a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pretending is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pretending in a Sentence

  • He had a big stain on his shirt, but I pretended not to notice.
  • The children pretended to be asleep.
  • She looked like she was enjoying the party but she was just pretending.
  • The children played on a pretend train.
  • If you were to see the movie's pretend jewels in real life, you wouldn't be fooled for a minute

Synonyms for Pretending

Antonyms for Pretending

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