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Definition of HYPOCRITE
: a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion
: a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings
— hypocrite adjective
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Examples of HYPOCRITE
- the hypocrites who criticize other people for not voting but who don't always vote themselves
- We can learn a good deal about the manners and morals of the times from Lautrec, for he was neither a hypocrite nor a sentimentalist, and there is a matter-of-fact-ness about his vision … that precludes both nostalgia and prurience. —Elizabeth Cowling, Times Literary Supplement, 8 Nov. 1991
Origin of HYPOCRITE
Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latinhypocrita, from Greek hypokritēs actor, hypocrite, fromhypokrinesthaiFirst Known Use: 13th century
Rhymes with HYPOCRITE
babysit, benefit, borrow pit, cable-knit, candlelit, come off it, counterfeit, cuckoo spit, double knit, get with it, hissy fit,holy writ...
ooh, scathing. I hadn't thought about this.
Cuckoo spit rhymes with hypocrite.
Now that's a thesaurus.
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