Synonyms of play at in English:

play at


See definition of play at

phrase

1‘like a dictator he will play at being kind and good’

SYNONYMS

pretend to be, give the appearance of, affect the role of, assume the role of, pass oneself off as, masquerade as, profess to be, pose as, impersonate, make out, fake, feign, simulate, affect, go through the motions of

North American informal make like