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When one pretends to be asleep in order to refrain from doing something such as but not limited to Taking out the garbage, doing the dishes, walking the dog, or vacuuming.
Greg: Joe, why do you look so tired?

Joe: Because I decided to feign sleep in order to not walk the dog and ended up falling asleep at 6PM then woke up at 12AM and couldn't fall back asleep.
by theblackness June 07, 2010