put-on

[ noun poo t-on, -awn; adjective poo t-on, -awn ]SEE DEFINITION OF put-on

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUT-ON

"She's only china, and her hair's a put-on wig," said Agatha, with tears in her eyes.

And since her niece had come to live with her, this put-on sternness had increased.

This was evidently no put-on apology for the occasion, and Wyndham, as he spoke, looked as penitent as his words.

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