pump-fake (third-person singular simple present pump-fakes, present participle pump-faking, simple past and past participle pump-faked)
- (sports) To pretend to throw or shoot the ball in order to make a defender react.
- 2003 December 18, "Bush Won't Put Down New Football", The Onion, available in, 2005, Embedded in America, ISBN 1400054567, p. 51:
- "The way he pump-fakes it in the Oval Office is really distracting."
pump-fake (plural pump-fakes)
- (sports) Alternative spelling of pump fake.