Possum

Definition of Possum

Pos´sum
n.1.(Zool.) An opossum.
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.

Related Words

Cape polecat, ape, bar, bear, cavy, chimp, chimpanzee, coon, ferret, foumart, glutton, groundhog, guinea pig, hedgehog, monk, monkey, mousehound, opossum, polecat, porcupine, prairie dog, quill pig, raccoon, skunk, weasel, whistle-pig, wolverine, woodchuck, zoril
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