Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: verb

To simulate; pretend.

Part of speech: verb

To invent or imagine.

Part of speech: verb

To dissimulate.

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Usage examples "fein":

  1. In its early days the Irish party had been, what Sinn Fein is now, a party of the young. - "John Redmond's Last Years", Stephen Gwynn.
  2. So anyhow when I got back they were at it dingdong, John Wyse saying it was Bloom gave the ideas for Sinn Fein to Griffith to put in his paper all kinds of jerrymandering, packed juries and swindling the taxes off of the government and appointing consuls all over the world to walk about selling Irish industries. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
  3. I have therefore hesitated about telling just how some members of the Sinn Fein Party treated our men. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.