To play possum

Definition of To play possum

to feign ignorance, indifference or inattention, with the intent to deceive; to dissemble; - in allusion to the habit of the opossum, which feigns death when attacked or alarmed.

See also: Possum

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To pick to pieces
To pick up
To pile arms
To pin one's faith upon
To pinch at
To pinon the sleeve of
To pipe in an ivy leaf
To pitch (a) camp
To pitch into
To place in the background
To play at ducks and drakes
To play booty
To play devil with
To play dummy
To play hob
To play into a person's hands
To play off
To play one's cards
To play one's cards well
To play pitch and toss with (anything)
-To play possum-
To play rex
To play snow one's cards
To play the fool
To play the mischief
To play truant
To play upon
To plow in
To plow up
To pluck away
To pluck down
to pluck off
to pluck up
To pocket a ball
To pocket an insult
To point a rope
To point a sail
To point at
To point off
To point the yards
To point well
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