[ fuh-neyg ]
/ fəˈneɪg /
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verb (used without object), fai·naigued, fai·nai·guing.
British Dialect. to shirk; evade work or responsibility.
to renege at cards.
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Origin of fainaigue
Of uncertain origin
OTHER WORDS FROM fainaiguefai·nai·guer, noun
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