noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of faints
Definition for faints (2 of 2)
adjective, faint·er, faint·est.
verb (used without object)
Origin of faint
Examples from the Web for faints
Danny suddenly gets visions of bloody elevators and faints, and is looked over by a doctor.'The Shining': The Craziest Theories Behind the Film|Jean Trinh|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To lose hope is like losing the dynamo, the secret of inspiration, and the once indomitable will droops and faints away.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
When he faints or falls on the ground, he is raised up and urged to move on.
She goes to call on the carrier's wife and faints: her condition is discovered.Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais
The great mouse runs to her hole, and the little one, not knowing where to hide herself, faints.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand
Ethel accepts him, faints and is brought back to life by a clever "idear" of Bernard's, who pours water on her.The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan|Daisy Ashford
British Dictionary definitions for faints (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for faints (2 of 2)
Word Origin for faint
Medicine definitions for faints
Related formsfaint v.
Idioms and Phrases with faints
see damn with faint praise.