possum

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possum /ˈpɑːsəm/ noun
plural possums also possum
possum
/ˈpɑːsəm/
noun
plural possums also possum
Learner's definition of POSSUM
[count]

play possum

informal
: to pretend to be asleep or dead
: to pretend to be helpless or less effective in order to deceive an opponent or save strength
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