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JLPT N3
Edit  tigert
Meaning
fake, pretending
it seems like he is faking his injury
Edit  tigert
Formation
Phrases
わざとらしいわらい。
An artificial smile.
Edit  #6680 tigert
かれのわざとらしいはなしかたがきらいだ。
I don't like his affected manner of speaking.
Edit  #6681 tigert
かれのけがするのは、わざとらしいですね
It`s like he is faking his injury.
Edit  #6682 tigert
Discussion and comments
I ran into this grammar in a song I was translating.

it is a set phrase, using わざと meaning intentionaly and らしい it appears or it seems. to imply that what ever the case may be, it is being faked.

this is the kind of Japanese that is best wispered that spoken. 使ったら気を付けってね
tigert
Is this really JLPT 4??
seifip